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Kids Summer Cooking Camp Starts Next Week!!!

ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT – RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!!!!!!!  RED GINGHAM GOURMET Kids Summer Cooking Camp Starts Next Week Laura Hester, owner of Red Gingham Gourmet, will be teaching two Sessions of Cooking Classes for kids, at the Shoals … 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


FREE Job Skills Training THE READY TO WORK PROGRAM COULD BE FOR YOU! Northwest-Shoals Community College can prepare you to be Career Ready with a FREE Workforce Development course which includes:   WorkKeys Certification Earn the National Career Readiness Certificate … 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

Applications Now Being Accepted for FOOD Team Class

The Shoals Culinary Academy will begin the next session of the FOOD Team program on Tuesday, January 21st.  During this program, students participate in a hands-on culinary experience designed to teach the fundamentals of food service to prepare them for … Continue reading

Why Too Many Startups Run Out of Money Too Fast

Over the last five years, my firm Red Rocket Ventures has consulted or mentored more than 500 startups — nearly all of them suffering from the same problem. They are typically so focused on building their product, they don’t raise … Continue reading

Its Not the Glory But the Sacrifice That’s Remembered

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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

How to Eliminate Habits Holding You Back From Success

Humans love routine. When it comes to achieving measurable goals, this means we tend to do what we’ve always done, how we’ve always done it, in the same order as always. This also goes for our habits when working in teams. You’ve probably been … Continue reading

Culinary Team Building

The Shoals Entrepreneurial Center (SEC) in partnership with Professional Chef Kevin Kilburn has developed Corporate Team Building events via Culinary Competition conducted at the SEC’s Culinary Complex (SCC). These events were developed for companies searching for unique ways to improve … Continue reading