Upcoming: Street Food 101 – August 12, 2016

Upcoming Street Food 101 Workshop:

Friday August 12, 9am – 12pm

We are happy to announce that our next Street Food 101 workshop will be held on Friday August 12, 2016 from 9am – 12pm and will be produced in conjunction with the Small Business Development Center based at Kennesaw State University.

Thanks to the support of the SBDC, this workshop will be held at the Cartersville Chamber of Commerce. Along with the regular program, the August 12 workshop will feature a presentation by an SBDC Finance Consultant about Financing Options for startup vendors and lunch from some of Metro-Atlanta’s up-and-coming mobile vendors.

This promises to be one of the most informative sessions of Street Food 101 ever – anyone who is interested in getting into the mobile food business is encouraged to attend.

Early registration fees are $125 per person.

Please see below for detailed information on registration, or use the following link to register now:

Register here via Paypal.

Additional Information:

Street Food 101 is an in-depth workshop designed to guide you through the ins and outs of mobile food entrepreneurship. If you are dreaming of operating your own food truck, trailer, or cart, but are mystified by the various permitting processes, business financing, and other issues facing street food start ups – this class is for you.

We will help you learn how to jump through the legal and permitting hoops and send you off with all the insider information you need to start your very own street food business.

As always, the course will cover the dos and don’ts of social media and internet marketing and provide an opportunity to pick the brain of one of Atlanta’s premier service providers to food truck industry.

This workshop is a “must do” for anyone considering an entry into the street food industry. Course materials and a copy of the Atlanta Street Food Guidebook will be provided to participants.

When:   Friday August 12 from 9am to 12pm

Where:  Cartersville-Bartow Chamber of Commerce
122 W. Main Street
Cartersville, Georgia 30120

What is Provided:  Written Course Materials and a Copy of the Atlanta Street Food                                                 Guidebook

Registration: Please Register Via Paypal – Aug 12 SF101


1) Introduction and Rules and Regulations, and Legal Aspects of Small Business Ownership by Greg Smith

  • Learn the ins and outs of permitting and the legal steps necessary to operate a mobile food service unit in metro Atlanta
  • Get insider tips on using your truck for catering and special event operations

2) Social Media and Marketing for Mobile Vendors by Scott Smallwood 

3) Financing Options (presented by UGA SBDC Consultant)

4) Tour of Food Trucks and Lunch served after workshop

Information on Presenters

Greg Smith is the President of the Atlanta Street Food Coalition and a practicing attorney specializing in small business matters.

Scott Smallwood is the Director of Marketing and Media with Creaxion.

 Registration Information
Friday, August 12:
Fee for Registrations before August 1 – $125 per person
Fee for Registrations on/after August 1 – $155 per person
Please register NO LATER THAN August 10 via Paypal: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=E8JYFHN5EWEFL
Please submit any questions about the upcoming workshops to: