Food Distribution 101

The NWC Food Incubator holds a Food Distribution 101 workshop at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1, designed to help food entrepreneurs understand what it takes to work with distribution companies.

The program features guest speakers from Sysco and Fortune Fish & Gourmet.

Topics to be covered include when to consider partnering with a distributor, choosing the right distribution company, account management, cost and strategies for making the most out of a partnership.

The fee for the session is $25. Online registration is available.

NWC Food Incubator, formerly Now We're Cookin', located at 1601 Payne St. Suite C in Evanston, specializes in interactive cooking classes and private events. In addition to culinary education, NWC Food Incubator fosters and supports culinary entrepreneurs and businesses by providing them with a state-of-the-art shared-use commercial kitchen.

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