Food Biz Week: Foodservice Businesses
December 1, 2025Free
Food Biz Week is an opportunity for food and farm businesses at all levels of food production and food retail in the Pacific Northwest to learn from industry experts and fellow experienced colleagues through a curated week of virtual panels, presentations, and networking activities. The event will be all virtual, so food and farm entrepreneurs are invited to attend from anywhere in the region.
Foodservices Outlook: 2021 and Beyond
Eric Tanaka – Tom Douglas Seattle Kitchen // Jasmine Donovan – Dick’s Drive-In // Lilian Ryland – Naija Buka
Panel exploring the current status and future outlook of the food service industry, from restaurants, to food trucks, catering, pop-up shops, and more. We’re looking at what has worked and how it will continue.
Successful Pivots during COVID and Beyond
Eric Tanaka – Tom Douglas Seattle Kitchen // Efrem Fesaha – Boon Boona Coffee // Rodney Hines – Métier Brewing Company
A deeper dive into successful pivots in food service from business owners who have launched, grown, and/or pivoted during the pandemic
These panels were recorded 2/26/21.