Arrival and check-in

Location: The Guild Properties (Guild East 6th at The Arnold, The Indie, and The Corazon)

Attendees arrive and check in to the Guild Hotel (or other accomodations)

5-7 PM 

Welcome Reception

Location: Barzon at Takoba (1411 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702)

Light apps provided, cash bar. 

Agenda

Time zone: MST / Mountain Time / Colorado

Sessions and speakers are subject to changes

Wed Sept 22nd

9:00am
Filo

Welcome
10 min

Welcome and Orientation

9:10am
Filo

Keynote
25 min

Opening

Welcome to the Summit 
State of the shared kitchen industry in 2021

Ashley Colpaart - The Food Corridor

9:35am
Filo

Rapid-fire Talk
 

What to look for in a shared kitchen member

Zac Rheinberger - The Central Kitchen Cleveland

9:40am
Filo

Rapid-fire Talk
 

Consumer packaged goods

Cullen Gilchristt - Union Kitchen

The importance of building local food manufacturing

9:45am
Filo

Rapid-fire Talk
 

We Power Food

Sue Ellesworth
Piedmont Food Processing Center

How female founders are changing food

10:10am
Filo

Service Showcase
45 min

From the ground up

Experts talk about designing and building a shared use kitchen or digital food hall

Sylvan Juarez - Cedar Street Creative
Ralph Goldbeck - Kitchens to Go
Eben Altmann - B-More Kitchens

11:05am
Filo

Panel A
45 min

From dream to opening the kitchen door

Lessons learned from those that have done it

Kris Ohleth - Garden State Kitchen
Tom Murro - Chef Space
Bailey Foster - The Real Good Kitchen

11:05am
Filo

Panel B
45 min

Coming out of COVID

How kitchens are serving underserved communities in new ways

Cindy Borgwordt - Lincoln University Culinary Incubator
Joi Chevalier - Cooks Nook
Bill Seretta - Fork Food Lab
Nancy Williams - No More Empty Pots

12pm
Topia

Networking
60 min

NETWORKING LUNCH

1:00pm
Filo

Workshop A
40 min

Market your kitchen

Attracting farmers market vendors and others

Catt Fields White - Farmers Market Pros & Vendor 101

1pm
Filo

Workshop B
40 min

Onboarding members

How to build an onboarding process that works

Zac Rheinberger - The Central Kitchen Cleveland
Eric Hallman - Piedmont Food Processing Center

1:55pm
Filo

Fireside Chat
30 min

Fireside chat with Tyler Shin of Revolving Kitchen

Tyler Shin - Revolving Kitchen

Commissary kitchen and virtual food hall

2:25pm
Filo

Closing
10 min

Closing remarks and what to expect tomorrow

Ashley Colpaart - The Food Corridor

2:35pm
Topia

Networking

NETWORKING AFTERNOON COFFEE

Thu Sept 23rd

9:00am
Filo

10 min

Welcome & Announcements

9:10am
Filo

Fireside chat
30 min

Why you are the Future of Food

Mark Josephson - Castiron
Ashley Colpaart - The Food Corridor

How empowering food businesses with the right tools will form the future.

9:40am
Filo

Rapid-fire Talk
7 min

Building a shared use kitchen?

Sylvan Juarez - Cedar Street Creative

The top 5 questions to ask

9:47am
Filo

Rapid-fire Talk
7 min

Leveraging peer mentoring and industry coaches and a co-packing operation to support CPG companies

Jen Faigel - Commonwealth Kitchen

9:54am
Filo

Rapid-fire Talk
7 min

Between ServSafe and PCIQ training

Eric Hallman - Piedmont Food Processing Center

Shared kitchens focus in on food safety

10:05am
Filo

Service Showcase
40 min

Technology to the rescue!

Locks, access, and temperature control for a smarter kitchen

Barclay Friesen - RemoteLock
Cyrus Claffey - ButterflyMX
Joel Paprocki - Capital Kitchens

11:00am
Topia

Lunch & Learn
60 min

Lunch & Learn

Get all your kitchen liability and insurance questions answered

Chris Van Leeuwen - Veracity Insurance Solutions

12:00pm
Topia

Mentoring
85 min

Mentor Madness!

Your chance for some 1:1 time with our experts!

*This session requires a pre-summit registration for attendees. Limited spots available.

11:00am
Topia

Networking
150 min

NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30pm
Filo

Kitchen Tour
5 min

Kitchen 1

1:35pm
Filo

Kitchen Tour
5 min

Kitchen 2

1:40pm
Filo

Panel
45 min

Foodhalls

A trend whose time has come?

John Rife - East End Market
Naomi Maisel - La Cocina
Tyler Shin - Revolving Kitchen

2:30pm
Filo

Workshop
60 min

Readiness Rubric

Is your organization ready? Mapping strategy, capacity, partnerships, funding & more

Kathy Nyquist
Andrea Carbine
Sheree Goertzen
New Venture Advisors team

3:50pm
Filo

Fireside Chat
30 min

Fireside chat with David Crabill of Forrager

David Crabill - Forrager
Ashley Colpaart - The Food Corridor

The state of national cottage foods laws: what's next?

4:20pm
Filo

Closing
10 min

Closing remarks and what to expect tomorrow

Ashley Colpaart - The Food Corridor

4:30pm
Topia

Networking

NETWORKING AFTERNOON COFFEE

Fri Sept 24th

9:00am
Filo

10 min

Welcome & Announcements

9:10am
Filo

Demo
20 min

What's new with The Food Corridor?

Meet the TFC Gnomes

9:30am
Filo

Kitchen Tour
5 min

Kitchen 3

9:35am
Filo

Kitchen Tour
5 min

Kitchen 4

9:40am
Filo

Panel
45 min

Let's get down to business

Adam Kody - ACEnet Food Ventures Center
Eric Hallman - Piedmont Food Processing Center
Jen Faigel - CommonWealth Kitchen

Shared kitchens talk scaling up food processing, copacking, and meat production

10:35am
Filo

Service Showcase
40 min

Community powered?

Alternatives for delivery, virtual brands, ghost kitchens, and food trucks

Jon Sewell -Loco Coops
Nabeel Alamgir - Lunchbox.io
Dan Garblick - Roaming Hunger

11:45am
Topia

Networking
75 min

NETWORKING LUNCH

1:00pm
Filo

Workshop A
60 min

Deep Dive Workshop

Kitchen foundations: raising funds and starting your business

Ben Sloan - Tiny Drumsticks

1:00pm
Filo

Workshop B
60 min

Deep Dive Workshop

Building Food Incubation programs

Djenaba Johnson-Jones - Hudson Kitchen

2:05pm
Filo

Fireside Chat
30 min

Fireside Chat with Andrew Varnum & Kobla Asamoah

Andrew Varnum - Union Kitchen
Kobla Asamoah - Camius Ventures
Ashley Colpaart - The Food Corridor

The community economic impact of food & launching an accelerator for Black-owned food & beverage businesses.   

2:40pm
Filo

Closing
20 min

Closing remarks

Ashley Colpaart - The Food Corridor

3:00pm
Topia

Networking

NETWORKING AFTERNOON COFFEE