ServSafe Food Handler Training
Jul
14
to Sep 8

ServSafe Food Handler Training

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ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen will facilitate ServSafe Food Handler training for those requiring Food Handler certification.  Training is scheduled by this RSVP.  Trainings are scheduled every other Friday beginning July 14, 2017 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm.  The last class is scheduled Friday, September 8, 2017.

The ServSafe Food Handler Program is a complete solution that delivers consistent food safety training assessments for employees.  

The cost is $12.50 per person and includes materials, instruction, and examination.  This is a FREE RSVP for the event.  All participants will pay at door. 

Space is limited.  RSVP is required. CLICK TO RSVP.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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CULINARY BUSINESS INCUBATOR WORKSHOPS - Summer/Fall 2017
Aug
12
to Oct 21

CULINARY BUSINESS INCUBATOR WORKSHOPS - Summer/Fall 2017

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Every Saturday beginning August 12 through October 21, 2017 with the exception of September 2, 2017 due to holiday weekend.

These workshops are designed for a range of participants - from the notice culinary entrepreneur to the burgeoning and/or home-based business owner - with the desire to grow their culinary concepts into viable and profitable businesses within the city of Gary and throughout NWI. 

Workshops are designed to help participants understand the various relational aspects of business partnerships, customer relationships and financials and budgeting. There may be also be opportunities to experiment with your business concept via a Pop-up-Cafe and to pitch your business to investors.

Workshops Topics

  • Business Model Canvas;

  • The Customer;

  • Building Blocks to Grown Your Specific Business;

  • ServSafe Food Handler Certification, and more!

This is a FREE learning and networking opportunity for burgeoning and/or home-based culinary entrepreneurs!

To apply, please complete an application. Please click here ArtHouse: CBI 2 Application

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HOME GROWN MEAL 4: CINEMA + BBQ
Aug
25
6:00pm 6:00pm

HOME GROWN MEAL 4: CINEMA + BBQ

We are celebrating our first year at ArtHouse with another Home Grown Meals. Join us for an evening of food and enjoying a great movie.  Stick around and catch a glimpse of the Gary Railcats Fireworks show!

Let's celebrate this festive summer event on Friday, August 25th from 6pm-9pm.

FREE Food + Fun for the entire Family!  Each attendee is entered into a give-a-way for a "RAILCATS+ARTHOUSE" Jersey.  

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP. 

For more details, please contact 219.979.8156.

 “Don’t for get your lounge chair”

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INNOVATION WORKSHOP | GETTING YOUR IDEAS ROLLING BY CENTRIC
Aug
21
10:00am10:00am

INNOVATION WORKSHOP | GETTING YOUR IDEAS ROLLING BY CENTRIC

Innovation is coming to Gary, IN!

Register: centricindy.org/workshops

Centric is a network of resources that Connects, Educates and Celebrates innovation-minded thinkers in an effort to improve the success rate of innovation in Indiana.

Centric’s mission is to increase recognition of Indiana as a global center of innovation by equipping individuals and organizations with the critical thinking skills and cultural frameworks needed to drive innovation forward.

There is a small fee to attend this workshop.  This workshop is not associated with the free culinary+arts programming. 

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Youth Cooking Demo: J-Rock's Gourmet Vegan Popcorn
Aug
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Youth Cooking Demo: J-Rock's Gourmet Vegan Popcorn

WE'RE BACK AGAIN! J-ROCK’S Pop Gourmet Vegan Popcorn is hosted by 12-year-old Jayden Hammond.  Inspired by his desire to live a healthy lifestyle, a life-long love of homemade popcorn, and a passion for social entrepreneurship, he founded his popcorn business.  Attendees will learn about the pros, cons, and benefits of youth entrepreneurship and participate in mini-cooking demo to create your own popcorn flavor. 

This event is strongly encouraged for youth and their parent/guardian to attend.  Attendees 17 and younger must have their parent/guardian permission.  Permission forms will be available on-site, day of event, ONLY.  Each youth and their parent/guardian must show picture ID to participate on-site, day of event, ONLY. NO EXCEPTIONS.

This workshop is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP is encouraged.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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HOMETOWN HEROS: J'S BREAKFAST CLUB RESTAURANT
Aug
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

HOMETOWN HEROS: J'S BREAKFAST CLUB RESTAURANT

HOMETOWN HEROS: J’S BREAKFAST CLUB is hosted by the Gary native, Joslyn RW Kelly.  Joselyn has story of triumph and turning dreams into reality about J’s Breakfast Club restaurant.  Through storytelling, Joslyn will provide a cooking demo of one of J’s special menu items, providing learners with tips on creating authenticity in your flavors and atmosphere. 

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen HOMETOWN HEROS is a series of culinary exploration programs hosted by native Gary residents and current business owners. 

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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FOOD IS MEDICINE: EAT FOR VITALITY AND WELLNESS | NJOY EATSPREP
Jul
27
6:00pm 6:00pm

FOOD IS MEDICINE: EAT FOR VITALITY AND WELLNESS | NJOY EATSPREP

CHEF SHAY IS BACK!  Participants will learn the importance of eating foods geared toward their health. Students will interact and participate in preparing a well-balanced meal. Clients will lean about common diseases and the preventative care they can take within their cabinets and local farmers markets

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary + Art Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary + Art Exploration events.

 

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KAY'S KINDA CAKES: CAKE DECORATING 101
Jul
25
6:00pm 6:00pm

KAY'S KINDA CAKES: CAKE DECORATING 101

KAY’S KINDA CAKES: CAKE DECORATING 101

Kristen Brooks is a self-taught chef and pastry maker, who has been cooking since the age of 4 years old, assisting her grandmothers in the kitchen.  Kirsten is the owner of Kay’s Kinda Cakes and is currently working toward opening her own café Spring 2018.  Participants will learn decorating and creating chocolate covered strawberries, cake pops, pretzels, and cookies for treat boxes.  This yummy session is one you don’t want to miss.

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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COFFEE HOUSE LIVE JULY with Kyla Franklin
Jul
21
6:30pm 6:30pm

COFFEE HOUSE LIVE JULY with Kyla Franklin

Coffee House Live is an empowering and inspiring forum for women, 18 years or older to be encouraged through a powerful word of faith and then open forum dialogue that enables women to support one another, love one another and ignite each other to leave a better, more purposeful, destiny fulfilled life where barriers and obstacles are destroyed and power is infused within your spirit to believe in yourself. Our motto is “I am my sister’s keeper.”

DUE TO ADULT CONVERSATION YOU MUST BE 18 AND OVER TO ATTEND!

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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KITCHEN POETS: Baking with Nikki Patin
Jul
18
6:00pm 6:00pm

KITCHEN POETS: Baking with Nikki Patin

KITCHEN POETS: Baking with Nikki Patin will focus on the art of making the perfect scone, as well as the parallels between poetry and baking. Nikki will guide participants in how to make the perfect fruit and nut scone, from beginning to end. She’ll also discuss how baking and writing poetry use some of the same techniques: the right mix of ingredients (words), heat (inspiration) and time (rhyme/rhythm). The attendees will learn, as they bake their scones, that recipes, like poems, can forever be perfected and refined and are never really finished, but merely abandoned in favor of new explorations. The goal is for everyone to walk away with warm scones in their bellies and a poem in their hearts.

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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Meet-Up Gary with NWI Food Council
Jul
18
5:00pm 5:00pm

Meet-Up Gary with NWI Food Council

Passionate about food and the food industry? Want to get connected with our growing Northwest Indiana food system? Come meet the NWI Food Council team and others with related interests as we continue our new series of casual meet-ups.

For those of you that were at FED: Food Expo & Discussion in March, we've listened to your requests for more events and opportunities to network. Here's your chance to continue the conversations you started there and start new ones. We look forward to seeing you again! For those of you new to the NWI Food Council, come out to a meet-up and introduce yourself!

These meet-ups are an informal opportunity to relax and talk to others interested in eating local, supporting local food businesses and farms, and advocating for our local food systems. This event will be family-friendly, and admission is free.

Members of the NWI Food Council board will also be on hand both evenings to answer questions about upcoming events, the goals of the Council, and opportunities to get involved.

 

This event is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP is required. CLICK TO RSVP.

 

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HUICHOL ART | LiveArts Studio
Jul
11
6:00pm 6:00pm

HUICHOL ART | LiveArts Studio

HUICHOL ART | LiveArts Studio

Dr. Desire'e Simpson is artist, designer and educator. She is founder and executive director of LiveArts Studio, a nonprofit, community-based art program located in Gary, IN.  Here experience as an artist is vast.  Dr. Simpson has over 20 years of teaching experience levels k-16 and is a licensed art educator in Indiana and Illinois.  

Participants will learn the history, and process of year painting.  Each learner will have an opportunity to create a work of art during this engaging workshop. 

This event is FREE, and open to the public. Limited availability.

RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

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COFFEE HOUSE LIVE with Kyla Franklin
Jun
23
6:30pm 6:30pm

COFFEE HOUSE LIVE with Kyla Franklin

Coffee House Live is an empowering and inspiring forum for women, 18 years or older to be encouraged through a powerful word of faith and then open forum dialogue that enables women to support one another, love one another and ignite each other to leave a better, more purposeful, destiny fulfilled life where barriers and obstacles are destroyed and power is infused within your spirit to believe in yourself. Our motto is “I am my sister’s keeper.”

DUE TO ADULT CONVERSATION YOU MUST BE 18 AND OVER TO ATTEND!

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

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Eat Yourself FIT: Meal prep like a BOSS
Jun
22
6:00pm 6:00pm

Eat Yourself FIT: Meal prep like a BOSS

Eat Yourself FIT: Meal prep like a BOSS

Participants will learn how to eat clean during the busy work week by meal prepping healthy meals. All participants will be given a complimentary meal plan and tips. Chef Shay will go over a quick breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks for one day. Participants will learn how to package and store items. BE A BOSS!!! Learn from ENJOY Eats and Prep

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

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ArtHouse | YOGA
Jun
21
to Jul 26

ArtHouse | YOGA

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ArtHouse | Yoga taught by Kelsey Turner who obtained her 200 Hour certification in vinyasa yoga from CorePower Yoga in 2016. She teaches with specific attention to alignment, adjustments, and modifications to make yoga accessible, safe, and fun for practitioners at all levels. Kelsey aims to create a positive, judgment-free environment for every class she teaches. When she’s not teaching or practicing yoga, she is studying for her PhD in anthropology or trying out new recipes. A 60-minute power beginner yoga class – practitioners will learn the building blocks that make up a well-rounded yoga sequence including: integration breathing techniques, Sun A, Sun B, core strengthening, twisting, balancing, spine strengthening, and surrender.  All participants must sign a waiver for each class.  Waivers will be available when you register and at the door.

CLASSES ARE ONE HOUR ONLY.  CLASSES ARE EVERY WEDNESDAY for 5 weeks. 

YOGA I Wednesdays 2pm-3pm

Dates: June 21, June 28 (No Class July 5), July 12, July 19 and July 26

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

 

YOGA II Wednesdays 7pm-8pm

Dates: June 21, June 28 (No Class July 5), July 12, July 19 and July 26

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

 

 

HELPFUL HINTS!

·         Get there early: Arrive at least ten minutes before your yoga class to get a spot where you feel most comfortable.

·         What to wear: Wear clothing that is both comfortable and made from breathable fabric (like cotton, bamboo or jersey).

·         After you arrive: Take off your shoes and socks in the room. 

·         Communicate: Before class starts, introduce yourself to the instructor. Tell the instructor whether you have any injuries, especially a recent one, so he or she can give you modifications.

·         Breathe: It's common for new students to hold their breath during yoga poses they find challenging. Breathing deeply can help you relax. In the beginning, don't worry about matching the instructor's breathing instructions exactly; just don't hold your breath.

·         Don't leave in the middle of Corpse pose: Most yoga classes end with Corpse pose, also called Sav asana (pronounced sha-VASS-ahnah). With this pose, you lie flat on your back, close your eyes, and relax. You never want to walk out of a class when they are in Corpse pose. If you must leave, do it before.

·         Namaste: Don't be scared off when your instructor bows her head as if in prayer, clasps her hands together in front of her heart and says, "Namaste" (pronounced nah-mas-TAY). You'll notice the class says it back as well. This Sanskrit word means "I honor you" and is normally said at the end of class.

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Filmaking with Mobile Phones
Jun
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Filmaking with Mobile Phones

FILMAKING WITH MOBILE PHONES: Jarret Ward 32, founder and CEO of The Corner Company parent company of TCCMark, an advertising production company specializing in video productions and print.  I am also a father, educator at Theodore Roosevelt High for Algebra, community activist, son, iPhone filmmaker. Participants will learn how to produce a quality advertisement with their mobile iPhone to find a sustainable solution to cities population problem.

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Click to RSVP.

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ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen | OPEN HOUSE
Jun
15
4:00pm 4:00pm

ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen | OPEN HOUSE

ArtHouse Open House is just two weeks away!

Even if you’ve seen ArtHouse, you’ve never seen it look like this. The interior of ArtHouse has been transformed and we are thrilled to share and celebrate with you.

Join us on Thursday, June 15 for an evening of fresh sights, sounds, and tastes. 

SIGHTS | Preview the completely remodeled interior, new art wall, and beautifully designed enhancements
SOUNDS | Live musical performances by ArchDuke, 1 Love Band and DJ-KD
TASTES | Enjoy complimentary appetizers, desserts and refreshments

Celebration will feature participants from ArtHouse’s first culinary business incubator series. Stick around to meet the local talent collaborating on weekly arts + culture programs and opportunities for food entrepreneurs.

4:30-6pm for remarks and program
6-8pm for networking and entertainment

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP is strongly encouraged.  Guests who RSVP will receive a free ArtHouse gift at Open House. Limited quantities available. 

The summer at ArtHouse will be filled with opportunities for City of Gary residents, artists, entrepreneurs, and organizations. We thank you all for your continued support of ArtHouse and for the generous support from Bloomberg Philanthropies and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

-ArtHouse Team

This event is FREE, and open to the public. RSVP STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!

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Small Business Coaching
May
1
6:30pm 6:30pm

Small Business Coaching

SMALL BUSINESS COACHING Join Accion and Northwest Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) in the first small business coaching event in Gary.  You will have the opportunity to sit down one-one-one with industry experts in a variety of fields, including Accounting, Financing, Legal, Permitting/Licensing, Social Media, Branding/Marketing, and Real Estate.  After your coaching sessions, there will be ample time for networking with our experts and with your fellow entrepreneurs. 

This event is perfect for entrepreneures at every stage and in eveyr industry of business.  Don't miss the opportunity to take your business to the next level!

Dinner and drinks will be provided.

 

Register for FREE:   Accion Chicago

 

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ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen Cookbook
Apr
21
to May 30

ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen Cookbook

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We are seeking local residents in Gary/Northwest Indiana to contribute to our inagural ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen Cookbook.  We are seeking original short stories, poems, photographs, artwork, and other journalistic pieces about Gary/NWI food and culture.

To submit your idea for review, please email to arthousecookbook@gmail.com

Deadline to submit: May 30, 2017 by 4pm CT.

For more details, please call ArtHouse at 219.979.8156

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HOMETOWN HEROS: 18TH STREET BREWERY
Mar
30
7:00pm 7:00pm

HOMETOWN HEROS: 18TH STREET BREWERY

HOMETOWN HEROS: 18th STREET BREWERY is hosted by Joey Potts and Chef Andrew Derig with two locations in Northwest Indiana (Gary Miller and Hammond Downtown). 18th Street Brewery was founded as a home brewery by Drew Fox in 2010. The beers range from saisons to double india pale ales to double milk stouts to sour and brett beers from our sour project called The Sour Note Brewing.  Learners will use a few beers from 18th Street Brewery to teach the basics of tasting beer and how attendees can pair beer with food. Chef Andrew will provide a demo in artistic plating.  You must be 21 and over to attend the event.  You must be born on or before March 30, 1996.  You will need to provide an ID with your date of birth upon entry. 

ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen HOMETOWN HEROS is a series of culinary exploration programs hosted by native Gary residents and current business owners. 

This workshop is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP is required.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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HOMETOWN HEROS: BIG BEN'S BODACIOUS BAKED GOODS
Mar
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

HOMETOWN HEROS: BIG BEN'S BODACIOUS BAKED GOODS

HOMETOWN HEROS: BIG BEN’S BODACIOUS BAKED GOODS is hosted by 12-year old Ben Watkins.  Ben’s is youth entrepreneur with his family’s restaurant Big Ben’s Bodacious Barbeque & Deli in the Gary Miller neighborhood.  Attendees will learn how Ben started his business and the benefits and effects of entrepreneurship from a kid’s perspective.  A cooking demo of Ben’s signature cooking, oatmeal chocolate chip raisinet cookies with caramel icing. 

ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen HOMETOWN HEROS is a series of culinary exploration programs hosted by native Gary residents and current business owners. 

This workshop is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP  is encouraged.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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BRICK + MORTAR: Food Business
Mar
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

BRICK + MORTAR: Food Business

BRICK+MORTAR: Food Business is hosted by Beverly J. Miller of Prime Real Estate. Beverly, is a Gary native and brings with her an understanding of the NWI real estate market. In this session, participants will explore details and procedures on commercial buying including costs, rental, land contracts, and more.

This workshop is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP is encouraged.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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HOMEWTOWN HEROS: Batter & Berries
Mar
8
6:00pm 6:00pm

HOMEWTOWN HEROS: Batter & Berries

HOMETOWN HEROS: Batter & Berries Restaurant is hosted by Craig Richardson, Owner.  A native of Gary, Craig will share with culinary artist key tools in their restaurant start up.  Learners will explore cost factors for products, menu selections, and look at critical marketing resources to help make your business successful. 

ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen HOMETOWN HEROS is a series of culinary exploration programs hosted by native Gary residents and current business owners. 

This workshop is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP is encouraged.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events

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HOMETOWN HEROS: BIG DADDY'S BBQ RESTAURANT
Mar
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

HOMETOWN HEROS: BIG DADDY'S BBQ RESTAURANT

HOMETOWN HEROS: BIG DADDY’S BBQ RESTAURANT is hosted by the Gary native,  who has proudly lived in every Gary neighborhood, Gordon Biffle Jr., owner.  Gordon will demo to learners how to trim, season, and grill a rib tip, from start to finish.  Participants will get first-hand knowledge of owning a restaurant in Gary, and will explore key topics in branding, customer service, consistency, and quality. 

ArtHouse: A Social Kitchen HOMETOWN HEROS is a series of culinary exploration programs hosted by native Gary residents and current business owners. 

This workshop is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP is encouraged.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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LEGAL INGREDIENTS: What every new business owner should know
Feb
28
6:00pm 6:00pm

LEGAL INGREDIENTS: What every new business owner should know

THE LEGAL INGREDIENTS: What new business owners should know is hosted by John Campbell ESQ., Board Director for SPACE Fund NFP and principal of the law firm Schenk Annes Tepper Campbell Ltd.  Learners will explore key strategies for engaging and employing an attorney in their food business.  In this workshop, learners will review contractual relationships for business owners, common liability/assets protection, and ways to protect intellectual property. 

This workshop is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP is encouraged.

Special free food events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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FOOD TRUCKS: Startup 101
Feb
21
6:00pm 6:00pm

FOOD TRUCKS: Startup 101

FOOD TRUCK: Startup 101 is hosted by Cool Runnings Jamaican Restaurant/Food Truck.  Owner, Jermaine Miller will facilitate a first-hand learning experience of buying, operating and maintaining food truck operations. Learners will get tips on how to find and book events for your food truck.

This workshop is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP is encouraged.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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CATERING 101
Feb
16
6:00pm 6:00pm

CATERING 101

CATERING 101 is hosted by Mecca Perry, professional cook and event logistics expert.  Mecca will explore the critical aspects of management involved in running a catering business, basic food safety practices, party planning, cooking for a crowd, planning meals, dealing with customers, understanding how to price your services, and moving the food safely from one location to another.  If you thrive on cooking for your friends, wanting to host dinner parties, and feeling like you have more party food ideas that you can execute in your home, join this session with ArtHouse and Mecca Perry.

This workshop is FREE, but space is limited.  RSVP is encouraged.

Special free events are hosted weekly at ArtHouse to compliment the business and training activity in the facility. Culinary Exploration events are facilitated by local and regional experts, and are free and open to the public. Events are appropriate for novice to expert: growers, food hobbyists, enthusiasts, culinary entrepreneurs, butchers, caterers, bakers, food vendors, chefs and restaurateurs. No experience is necessary to participate in Culinary Exploration events.

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