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