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!Sign up now!
La Receta is a 6-week training that teaches entrepreneurs the specific skills necessary to be successful in running a mobile-food business.
- Permits & licensing
- Menu development
- Food costing & finances
- Food safety
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.
- 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