Jan 9 2010
Mama’s small business incubator in Pasadena

Mama’s small business incubator in Pasadena

on Saturday, January 9, 2010
for Mama’s Small Business Kitchen Incubator

“Creating and Mentoring Small Food-Based Businesses”

Between 10 am and 3 pm we will provide
• on-going tours of the facility
• product exhibits by our current small food-based
• a table filled with delicious foods prepared by our current
small food-based businesses
• materials explaining how to become a small food-based
business through our facility and benefit from our
A program will feature the support of Pasadena Mayor
Bill Bogaard, Broadcom C0-founder Dr. Henry T. Nicholas,
and other community leaders at 1 pm.
Mama’s Small Business Kitchen Incubator is located at
45 N. San Gabriel Blvd. (a half block north of Colorado Blvd.
– see map on back) Pasadena, CA 91107 and is an economic
development program of Episcopal Housing Alliance and
Economic Development.

Chef Larry Bressler, the incubator’s general manager
Instructor Chef Farid Zadi
Joe Colletti – $2.6 million nonprofit Mama’s Small Business Kitchen Incubator in Pasadena
30 small business entrepreneurs have used the kitchens and more than 100 people have worked there at least once
Mama’s costs $9,000 a week to operate

Christine Hanson, a former communications executive at Art Center College of Design, launched Auntie Fruf’s Aahsome Fudge, available online at aahsomefudge.com

Michael Christie cooks mesquite-roasted vegetables for salsa, to be served up with his authentic Tex-Mex fajitas.
Christie – at texasfajitaco.com – is betting locals will love the marinated, grilled skirt steak, salsa, guacamole and tortillas.

Mama’s Small Business Kitchen Incubator is a non-profit kitchen that has a 2500 square foot shared commercial kitchen for rent by the hour in Pasadena, CA. Hourly rates vary. Please contact Larry Bressler for additional information and your rental needs.

Mama’s Small Business Kitchen Incubator
45 North San Gabriel Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91107
(626) 744-9995

Some of the users:

Amanda Cushman (pdf)
Simple Real Food
Culinary Educator, Professional Chefwww.amandacooks.com

auntie früf’s aahsome füdge (pdf)
Christine Hanson
Master Chocolatièrewww.aahsomefudge.com

Best of the Wurst (pdf)
Traditional German Food


Bonnie B’s Smokin (pdf)
Barbeque Heavenwww.BonnieBsSmokin.com

Cultured Club 101 (pdf)
The Original Cultured Sodas: Lacto-Fermented, Super Pro-Biotic

Darren the Chef (pdf)
Catering and Fine Foods

DeFuria Catering (pdf)
Chef Franco de Furiawww.defuriacatering.com

Ellelle Kitchen (pdf)
California Food, French Accent
Handcrafted Jamswww.ellellekitchen.com

Embrace Sweets (pdf)
Decadent Artisan Brownieswww.embracesweets.com

Flying Pig Truck (pdf)
Blend of Asian and Pacific Rim flavors with French techniquewww.flyingpigtruck.com

Francesca di Cesca Biscotti (pdf)
30 Original Flavorswww.cescala.com

Gina Feeds (pdf)
Personal Chef Services, Private Classes, Cateringwww.ginafeeds.com

Green Apple Gourmet (pdf)
Healthy Sustainable School Luncheswww.greenapplegourmet.com

Jill’s Caramel Company (pdf)
Six flavors of caramels, pretzels, sticks and turtlesandersonpack@verizon.net

Josie’s English Kitchen (pdf)
English Holiday Chutney, Port & Cranberry Compote, Orange Marmalicious Syrup, Three Fruit Marmalade, Sun-dried Tomato Tapenadewww.josiesenglishkitchen.com

Aunt Erma’s Old Fashioned Mandel Bread (pdf)

Murphy C’s Popcorn (pdf)
A snack with a pop!www.popcorn-murphycs.com

Niceole (pdf)
Decadent Desserts for a Fit Lifestyle


Sabrina’s Sweetery (pdf)
Custom Cookieswww.SabrinasSweetery.com

Safoa’s Fare (pdf)
Personal Chef and Catering Servicewww.safoasfare.com

Texas Fajita Co. (pdf)
Sweet Mesquite Grillwww.texasfajitaco.com

Unified Nutrimeals (pdf)
Food Service Solutions to Southern California and beyondwww.unifiednm.com

Yummy Bites (pdf)
Gluten-free baked productswww.yummybitesglutenfree.com

I’ll be reviewing some of these business in the coming weeks. So stay tuned.

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