Tag Archives: Commercial kitchen

Investors are Hungry for Food Startups

Traditionally a field dominated by technology and biotechnology, venture investors have developed an appetite for food. With significant funding rounds for meal delivery services including HelloFresh and Blue Apron, food-related investments are on pace for the best year on record, … Continue reading

Medicinal Herb Garden Tour

The North Alabama Food Policy Council and Alabama A&M University will be hosting a medicinal herb garden tour on Saturday August 16th in Hazel Green. The tour will include a tour of exotic vegetable plots with Dr. Rao Mentreddy of … Continue reading


  DON’T FORGET…….. RED GINGHAM GOURMET Kids Summer Cooking Camp Starts Next Week ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT – RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!!!!!!! Laura Hester, owner of Red Gingham Gourmet, will be teaching two Sessions of Cooking Classes for kids, … Continue reading

Congratulations to Smokin’ on the Boulevard!!!!

SMOKIN’ ON THE BOULEVARD NAMED 2014 ALABAMA BBQ BRACKET CHAMPION!!!!!!   Alabama Foods introduces the 2014 Alabama BBQ Bracket champion! It was a tight race, but Smokin’ on the Boulevard has come out on top and been named the 2014 … Continue reading

Food Business Workshop – Tuesday, April 15th 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

 Are you thinking about starting a food business with a favorite family recipe or maybe producing a value added product using vegetables from your garden? Join us at the Shoals Culinary Center (SCC) on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 6 p.m. … Continue reading

“We are all about local jobs” RC&D Council and Entrepreneurial Center celebrate local foods

By Steve Wiggins | March 9, 2014 | Filed under: News Raison d’etre – The thing that is central to one’s existence. Literally, ‘reason for being‘. FLORENCE – Giles McDaniel, Executive Director of the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center, believes his Raison d’etre, it to help grow locally inspired businesses. And … Continue reading

FOOD TEAM Participants Prepare Soups and Sauces

Stocks and sauces are essential items produced in the professional kitchen.  The French word for stock is “fond”, which means “foundation”.  Stocks provide the foundation for numerous sauces and soups. Countless ingredient combinations are used to create soups in every … Continue reading