Thursday, Sep 27, 6-8 PM

Navigating Legal Requirements for Food Businesses

Fund 17
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2533 Columbus Street, New Orleans, LA
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Navigating legal requirements for culinary ventures can be daunting, that is why we enlisted Pat Morin of Morsel Law and Startup Food Biz to lead this seminar on legalities for culinary entrepreneurs. Bring your questions, concerns, and curiosities for this FREE session.You will learn:Proper licenses, permits, and insurance for your business
What Cottage Food Law means and coversHow to properly package and label your product, how to protect your intellectual property
Basics of the Louisiana Food Code, and best hiring practicesPatrick Morin is an attorney and founder of Morsel Law PLC, a law firm dedicated to servicing the legal and regulatory needs of food, beverage and agriculture businesses. In addition to practicing law, he also founded of Startup Food Biz which provides educational and legal solutions needed to start, manage and protect food businesses at affordable prices. Startup Food Biz is a recipient of grant funded through the USDA’s Small Business Innovation Research program to develop and deliver online regulatory and legal educational resources to rural food entrepreneurs.Fund 17 provides tools and resources to community entrepreneurs in the 17 wards of New Orleans, including one-on-one consulting, capital access assistance, and community workshops on small business topics. Fund 17's mission is to combat opportunity inequality in New Orleans by providing micro-entrepreneurs financial and educational tools for self-empowerment.A project of Good Work Network, Roux Carré is dedicated to preserving the culture of the Central City community, and to serving those who have created and sustained it. As a food incubator, our mission is to provide support for women and minority owned businesses in our outdoor food venue. Our Resident Chefs represent African American, Caribbean, and Latin American influences on New Orleans culture and include: Queen Trini Lisa, KD's NOLA Treats, and Local Menu NOLA.