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“Home” at Renaissance Marin —

Yesterday we cooked for the first time in our new “home” at the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in Marin County as a part of their Food Business Incubator Program. This program offers guidance and training to new food businesses, as well as a very clean and affordable commercial kitchen. We actually got in trouble yesterday because […]

Progress Update: Paperwork —

Yes, we are still trucking along. Arthur finished the rough draft of the business plan, and we are feeling really good about our numbers. He’s also been working on our tax-related requirements. Rachel has been working on getting all of the necessary permits. Yes, starting a food business is almost as glamorous as it sounds. […]

Like Us On Facebook! —

We’ve been quiet the past few weeks, but rest assure we are still plodding forward with gusto. Arthur has been acquainting himself with our new accounting software and making friends in the Bay Area food industry, and Rachel has been working on the logo with our graphic designer (and also studying for the California bar […]

Progress Update: Baby Steps —

Hello, world! We’ve been keeping the details of the business (and even this blog) to ourselves the past few months, but we are officially going public on January 31st, which may or may not coincide with Rachel’s 30th birthday. Up until now, planning has been largely conceptual. We took some broad ideas (what it would […]