Alchemist microenterprise academy (AMA)
Alchemist Microenterprise Academy is a 12-week business training course. AMA is designed to make sense of the confusing aspects of starting a food business. The next AMA cohort will be in the fall. Applications will begin in approximately mid-June, updates will be posted here.
- How to develop a Business Plan
- Types of Food-based Businesses
- Overview of Business Structures
- Financial Literacy and How to Access Capital
- How to Navigate Permits
- Human Resources and Legal considerations
- Food Safety
- Product Development
- Product Pricing
- And more!
Click here for a sample course outline. Participants will have the option to test for the ServSafeⓇ Food Manager certification at the completion of the 12-week course. If you are interested in participating, click the button below to fill out an interest form.
We completed our pilot cohort of AMA in August 2019. Watch some of the businesses from our inaugural graduating AMA cohort highlighted on Studio 40 Live:
Side Hustle Pizza/Table Bread/Breakin’ Bread Project
Penny Produce/Culinary Mantra
Lizzy’s Bakehouse/’Ono Pono/Lee’s Nut’zzs