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Q4 Foodtober: Entrepreneurship: Turning Ideas Into Businesses

Tuesday, Oct 28 2014 at 10:00 pm - Wednesday, Oct 29 2014 at 12:00 am EDT

Ever dreamed of starting your own food business? Or just enjoy eating? Please join YAANY and the Yale School of Management Alumni Association (SOMAA) at Mansion Catering's Manhattan Penthouse for a candid conversation with entrepreneurs who have successfully "cracked" the food industry. Nothing is off the table: we'll discuss sustainability, sourcing, business planning, capital raising, and marketing, with time for Q&A at the end. Registration fee includes appetizers and a contribution to Yale Sustainable Food Project and City Growers; there will be a cash bar. When: Tuesday, October 28, 6-8pm Where: Manhattan Penthouse at Sunset, 80 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Register: Moderator: Marissa Ain, CEO & Founder, Plate + Decanter High-end corporate event planning; recent collaborations include the 9th Annual Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival, Food Network's NYC Wine & Food Festival, and the Mory's Centennial Benefit at The Yale Club of NYC. Panelists: Cynthia Keuppers, Founder, Veranda Venture Partners and CEO, Uma Temakeria Seeding proven business models in new markets to achieve better performance and positive impact to society through capital investment and entrepreneurial firepower. Uma Temakeria, sushi with a Michelin-starred chef, opened October 1. Min Ye, Co-Founder, SmörgåsChef Manhattan-based Scandinavian restaurants and catering serving organic produce and meats sourced directly from the group's own 150-acre eco-farm in the Catskill Mountains–the latest, Blenheim, just opened in West Village. Henry Tibensky, President, Henry Leo Group – Hank's Juicy Beef Law professional and financial planner turned restaurateur, bringing authentic Chicago-style Italian beef sandwiches to New York City soon.

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    80 Fifth Avenue New York, New York