The Incubator

Valentine’s Recipe: Churro Bites with Spicy Chocolate Sauce

HBK IncubatesLittle Red Kitchen Bake Shop delivers small-batch cookies and cookie pies, baked with mostly organic, fair trade or non-GMO ingredients.  Owner Susan Palmer shared her favorite recipe for a sweet Valentine’s Day treat: fresh churros with a cinnamon and cayenne-spiced chocolate sauce.


For the churros: 2 …


Small Screen, Big Business: A Panel on Food & TV

On July 13, HBK Incubates hosted our second public event (our first featured Jeni Britton Bauer on food safety).  Three alumni of the program gathered to discuss the intersection of food and television.

The panel was moderated by Gail Simmons (Top Chef Judge, Food & Wine Special Projects Director, and …


Small Screen, Big Business

On Wednesday, July 13, HBK Incubates hosts a panel moderated by Gail Simmons, featuring program alumni who have parlayed culinary talent and charisma into television appearances to build their business.

If you own a food/beverage business, want to start one, or just love food reality TV – join us to …


Perfect Picnic Sandwiches

Memorial Day is around the corner, so we asked HBK Incubates member Upicnic for their go-to summer recipe. Quick and easy to assemble, bright with lemon juice and zest, and crunchy with diced fennel and toasted almonds, these sandwiches are sure to become a picnic favorite. Make sure to use …


So You Want to Start a Food Business?

Turn your culinary talent into a viable business with Prep for Success, a course for early-stage foodpreneurs.

Learn to define and strengthen your concept, scale your recipe, produce and package safely, navigate permitting and compliance, explore funding options, and formalize your business.

The five week course is offered on Tuesdays …


Happy International Women’s Day!

On March 8th, people around the world celebrate the advancement and achievements of women. Happy International Women’s Day from the graduates of Bakers in Training and HBK Incubates!

This February’s graduation ceremony featured seven women from the Bakers in Training program who graduated into living wage positions at some …