An 8-week experience designed to guide entrepreneurs in the food service industry through challenges and pave a path to success
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Apply by: Sept. 1
Launch: Sept. 5
Are you interested in building a successful, sustainable future for your business? This program is just for you.
The Urban League office of Chattanooga is partnering with Proof Incubator to offer support to Black business owners who operate food-service businesses such as restaurants, caterers, food trucks, 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.
Improve your operations by evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of your business model and operating structure
Capitalize on your business' unique value to communicate with customers while learning how to use essential marketing tools to amplify and grow your business
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
Implement critical management and training tools to help build an efficient team, while establishing HR best practices and legal standards
In this 8-week experience you will not only get access to relevant, on-demand content and resources but to world-class expertise as well.
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.
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.
Testimonials from Local Alumni
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.
Party Bites Catering
The way the class was structured as far as dealing with the pandemic and the crisis management that followed was very impactful. This year has been a fast year for me and I knew I needed to scale and Proof coached me on how to scale properly.
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.