This program is especially for makers, caterers, farmers, and creatives who want to turn their good food idea into a great food business.
Whether you've already been serving your first customers or have only been testing prototypes of your concept, after following this program you'll have a polished product and pitch, a good understanding of the food industry, a clear vision of your goals and your first big buyers.
Based on this application form and a face-to-face interview, we will select ten talented food businesses to join us this Spring. (Don't worry, we'll be running another session in Fall 2019!)We look forward to hearing about your business and your goals.
All information is confidential and will not be shared anywhere beyond the Kitchen Republic Academy application process.
Academy workshops dates, all organized at Kitchen Republic:20/3 WED Close application KR Academy II 22/3 FRI Selection Day I @ KR 25/3 MON Selection Day II @ KR 9/4 TUE 10.00-13.30 Personal motivation Why choose to start a food/beverage business? Why are you doing this? 13/4 SAT 11.00-15.00 Bicycle trend tour in Amsterdam 16/4 TUE 10.00-13.30 Define your target group 23/4 TUE 16.00-19.00 Tasting session - Test and improve your recipes together with chefs and food professionals.30/4 TUE 10.00-13.30 Business Model Canvas3/5 or 4/5 FRI or SAT Marqt Bilderdijkstraat / Receive realtime feedback on your product or service from Marqt clients7/5 TUE 10.00-13.30 The key to successful marketing14/5 TUE 10.00-13.30 How to make impact21/5 TUE 10.00-13.30 Production process optimization28/5 TUE 10.00-13.30 Business management4/6 TUE 10.00-13.30 Mind of the Buyer11/6 TUE 10.00-13.30 Pitch training18/6 TUE 10.00-13.30 Pitch practice / Improve your story by the feedback of the group. 25/6 TUE *time tba* Final Pitch event / Pitch your food business to special guests of the Dutch food industry. * This program is still subjected to change.
Participant fee: €750/ex. vat. company