Author Archives: patrickmillion

DINING with DURDEN: Brussels Sprouts

Hello, my name is Durden and I am a Bichon Frise. According to my patrons, that is a kind of dog. Over the years, my Patron, The Guy, has done a considerable amount of cooking. When he is in the kitchen, I watch his every move. Consequently, I consider myself an expert on many things […]

PEDALING @ CHEFS CENTER!

A Chefs Center success story, Edward Belden peddled his way to making ice cream in his own shop at 458 W. Main in Downtown Los Angeles.

ON THE SET: Networking for Film Catering

NETWORKING IN THE FILM CATERING BUSINESS   You can ask most caterers, entertainment and otherwise, and most of them will say that referrals are one of the most important sources for business if not the most. Some tips for networking in the film catering business: Move First, it goes without saying that you will more […]

CHEFS CENTER SEMINAR SERIES 5/13-JORGE CAUGHMAN PT.2

The second part of Jorge’s presentation on business start ups.

CHEFS CENTER SEMINAR SERIES 5/13-JORGE CAUGHMAN PT.1

Our very own Jorge Caughman explains his 12 points for creating a business plan and an investor pitch.

CHEFS CENTER SEMINAR SERIES 1/25/14-THE OPPORTUNITY FUND PART TWO

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CHEFS CENTER SEMINAR SERIES-1/25/14 -The Opportunity Fund PART ONE

Ranato Lucioni, Operations manager guiding clients through the “Opportunity Fund” requirements that can help fund your business growth. This is a not-for-profit social enterprise helping thousands of California businesses build financial stability. Their strategy combines microloans for small businesses, microwaving’s accounts, and community real estate financing. They are California’s leading microfinance provider.