URBAN LEAGUE
RESTAURANT ACCELERATOR
A program for restaurants, caterers, food trucks, and other food and beverage businesses
A Program Of
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Sponsored By
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Program Launch: May 2
Application Deadline: April 25

An eight-week experience designed to help restaurant owners and operators navigate through uncertain times and build for long-term success. 

The Urban League offices of Louisiana, Atlanta, and Philadelphia are partnering with Proof Incubator to offer support to Black restaurant owners and managers who desire to improve their business model. The Urban League, Pepsi Co. Foundation, and Proof's team are committed to helping guide entrepreneurs to building a successful product and business foundation.


The training experience made possible by this partnership will cover everything from navigating regulations, to how to build and improve your financial foundation, to marketing to your customers, human resources, and more.

This program is designed to help you gain the tools and confidence you need to succeed in the critical areas of your business.
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OPERATIONS

Improve your operations by evaluating  the strengths and weaknesses of your business model and operating structure 

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MARKETING

Capitalize on your business' unique value to communicate with customers while learning how to use essential marketing tools to amplify and grow your business

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FINANCE

From menu costing, to supply chain, to labor—learn how to calculate the true cost of your operation to maximize financial stability and successfully navigate funding opportunities

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MANAGEMENT

Implement critical management and training tools to help build an efficient team, while establishing HR best practices and legal standards

In this course you will not only get access to relevant, on-demand content and resources but to world-class expertise as well.
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1-on-1 Strategy Sessions

Proof's team will connect with you during the program to offer 1:1 feedback and guidance tailored to your unique concept and goals.

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Expert Office Hours

Proof's team and network of industry specialists will provide regular Office Hours to help answer your most pressing questions in areas of finance, marketing, and more.

Live Sessions
Learn alongside your peers while interacting with industry experts in real time!

  • Monday, May 2nd 10:30 - 12pm EST

  • Monday, May 9th 10am - 12pm EST

  • Monday, May 16th 10am - 12pm EST

  • Monday, May 23rd 10am - 12pm EST

  • Tuesday, May 31st 10am - 12pm EST

  • Wednesday, June 1st; 10:30am - 12pm EST

  • Monday, June 6th; 10:30 - 12pm EST 

  • Wednesday, June 8th; 10:30am - 12pm EST

Live Kick Off Session

Focus on Operations

Focus on Financials

Focus on Communications

Focus on Leadership / Management Strategy

Guest Session: Andrew Holliday

Guest Session: Dan Gilmore

Live Wrap Up Session

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Program
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May 2
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About Proof

Proof is an accelerator, incubator, and bar based in Chattanooga, TN. Founded and led by food and beverage industry veterans, the mission of Proof is to support owners and operators in the industry through programs, resources, and community. 

 

Collectively the Proof team has 50+ years of experience, with expertise ranging from management training to operations to marketing (and more). To date, Proof has accelerated 60 companies through its programs.

Learn more about Proof at proofincubator.com.

Heard Dat Kitchen
New Orleans, LA

I found that every session provided me with amazing information, and tools to utilize in growing our business.

Testimonials

Martha's Kitchen
Philadelphia, PA

Every session was beneficial to me and my business.

Lil Mama's
Chattanooga, TN

It’s given me a great sense of confidence, because now when I’m making decisions for the restaurant, I have an opinion from someone who is experienced and gone through what I am now.