Consulting & Technical Assistance

As a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and community food hub, EatsPlace facilitates food-based, community entrepreneurship for a robust economy, to increase food security and health in our neighborhoods.

EatsPlace collaborates across the value chain to support local food entrepreneurs from idea to execution. As a CDFI, we provide financial products in the form of loans and equity investments.

How can we help you?

Complementing our financial products, we provide technical assistance with:Business plan and marketing;

Business and regulatory assistance

including licensing and permitting, professional certification and inspections, and production and manufacturing

Strategy consulting

Focusing on operations, staffing, procurement, management, logistics and growth

Skills acquisition courses

Helping businesses more efficiently operate, including managing finances, payroll systems, inventory management, human resources, etc.

Commercial Kitchen

We provide a commercial kitchen with a working restaurant and bar lab. In addition to kitchen rentals and restaurant pop-ups at our location, we also offer food facility design and operations services. Find out more about our food incubator.

Make our licensed commercial kitchen your kitchen

Next steps

To access our technical assistance, including kitchen and pop-up space, please complete an application.