During this day-long exploration of the ins and outs of food enterprises fueling a culinary renaissance in Brooklyn and beyond, Slow Money NYC and Food Book Fair will present:
- Resource Fair for up-and-coming business owners 1:00-4:00 PM.
- Pitch Competition for seed stage, pre-revenue companies 4:00-6:00 PM.
- Write Down to Business, pop-up store where you can chat with authors whose books tell about the selling of food: the good, the bad and the delicious 1:00-4:00 PM.
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OVERVIEW: Pitch Competition will give budding entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their dream project, testing viability of a concept phase business plan.
•Celebrity expert judges drawn from the fields of food and business.
•Crowd-sourced voting by which guests will vote for real-time favorite.
•Awards presented by an soon-to-be-announced Celebrity Host.
•Prizes include cash and mentorships with industry insiders.
APPLY HERE if you are interested in presenting your idea to the experts and the crowd!
Invited Celebrity Judges may include:
•Gary Hirschberg, Stonyfield Farms •Danny Meyer, Union Square Hospitality Group •Allison Hooper, Vermont Butter & Cheese Company •Kari Stewart, ICM •Emily Tokoudes, Clarkson Potter •Eric Demby, Brooklyn Flea/Smorgasburg •Chris Whoele, King County Beef Jerky •Jennifer Rubell, Food Provocateur •Mario Batali, Batali Bastianich Group •Tom Potter, Brooklyn Brewery Taylor Erkinnen, Brooklyn Kitchen/Meat Hook