La Receta is the recipe for success for your mobile-food business!

Launched in February 2019, La Receta (pronounced la ray-say-tah, meaning “The Recipe” in Spanish) is a mobile-food business accelerator program operated by Mi Casa Resource Center to provide our nationally recognized small business development programming with a focus on small businesses in the food industry.

La Receta is an intensive training program that teaches entrepreneurs the specific skills necessary to be successful in running a mobile-food business, including unique marketing strategies and specific price structures.

Mobile-food businesses include:

  • Food trucks;
  • Catering companies;
  • Push carts; and,
  • Food-based businesses that sell their wares at farmers markets or online.

In addition to business training, participants in La Receta will receive:

  • Mentorship from successful chefs and business owners;
  • Access to commercial kitchen space;
  • 1-on-1 business consulting; and,
  • Access to capital.

Food Business Basics

Free three-hour workshop to help you decide if owning a food business is the right move for you.

Learn what it takes to start a food business

  • Challenges/opportunities in the food industry
  • ­Why food businesses fail – common myths
  • La Receta overview – what are the next steps

This workshop is the first step towards moving your food business idea from aspiration to reality!

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La Receta

La Receta is a 6-week training that teaches entrepreneurs the specific skills necessary to be successful in running a mobile-food business.

Training covers:

  • Permits & licensing
  • Menu development
  • Food costing & finances
  • Food safety
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La Receta Pro

La Receta Pro is a 7-week advanced training that teaches entrepreneurs the specific skills necessary to be successful in running a mobile-food business. It also includes unique marketing strategies and specific pricing structures.

Training covers:

  • Food costing
  • Social media
  • Finances and budgeting
  • ServSafe Certification
  • Customer relations

You’ll also get access to:

  • Mentorship from successful chefs and business owners
  • 1-on-1 business consulting
  • Final showcase event
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For more information on La Receta, contact Sarah Humphreys, Program Manager, at 303-539-5657.

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