Dear Hot Bread Kitchen Community, At the end of an unprecedented year, we find ourselves in a historic moment that has made clear what we’ve always known: women of color are the backbone of our democracy, our economy, and our communities. As essential workers in food, healthcare, and childcare; as mothers, grandmas, sisters, and aunties; […]
Hot Bread Kitchen’s Food Entrepreneurship Forum was a 3-day virtual event held October 20—22, 2020 for anyone invested in rebuilding a more equitable and inclusive small business community. Here are tips and notes shared by panelists during the workshop. Legal considerations View presentation by Goodwin Proctor Technology Recommendations E-commerce options include: Shopify, WooCommerce, Etsy. (Shopify […]
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To the Hot Bread Kitchen Community, Thank you for your support over the past six months as Hot Bread Kitchen has grappled with the complex emergency support required of so many food workers and foodmakers in our kitchens. Much has changed for our community this year, and there is more change yet to come. As […]
Small food brands often face an uphill battle even after they get into retail stores—brand-building, marketing, communication with buyers, increasing orders, and more—which has only been exacerbated by COVID-19. Hot Bread Kitchen’s panel discussion on August 13, 2020 convened food industry experts for a discussion on how small food brands can strategically pivot, strengthen their […]
Meet Claude and Craig Malone, founders of Cornbread 26, a full service catering company and member of Hot Bread Kitchen’s Small Business Incubator since 2018. Claude and Craig are also partners—their company is named after their first couple of recipes, cornbread, and their anniversary, the 26th! While their business as caterers has slowed down due […]