Managing and Growing a Thriving Restaurant (Oakland)

Managing and Growing a Thriving Restaurant (Oakland)

Monday, October 16, 2017 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Free Admission
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The restaurant industry is challenging and complicated, but also incredibly rewarding! 
Making great food is only the beginning. To be successful you must also be good at branding, marketing, sourcing, managing people, operations and mastering your numbers. 

This free half-day seminar, presented by industry experts, will provide you with ideas and perspectives to allow you to step back to take a fresh look at your restaurant business. You will learn current trends and best practices, and approaches to assess and improve your operations. The Agenda will address the following topics:

  • State of the Restaraunt Business Today
  • Effective Branding and Communications
  • Taking Care of Your People
  • Boost Your Financial Performance
  • Industry Expert Panel Discussion


Deagon Williams, Culinary Business Strategy
Anthony Harrison, Sprauve -Harrison Communications
Allison Ball, Alison Ball Consulting
Rich Wood, Owner, Wood Tavern


Lee Lambert
James Irvine Center
353 Frank H Ogawa Plaza Plaza A Room
Oakland, CA 94612
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Funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the California Governors Office for Business and Economic Development, and other private and public partners;  and nationally accredited by the association of SBDCs.