Chef Tomica “Tom” Burke took a leap of faith that made her a Food Network champion.
For the past three years the Entrepreneur Space in Long Island City has been that light at the end of the tunnel for many aspiring self-starters looking to get into the food business.
Biting into a fluffy, white marshmallow, Mitchell Greenberg became wonderstruck. “Gee, I wonder how you make marshmallows,” he thought, examining the squishy mass resting in his fingers. The sweetness beckoned. Curious, Greenberg bolted to a store, gathering the necessary ingredients: sugar, light corn syrup and gelatin. With Google-found recipes as his guide, the candy novice [...]
LONG ISLAND CITY – The Queens Economic Development Corporation will offer workshops and clinics for small business owners this fall. While the clinics are free, workshops will cost $25 in order to cover costs. Topics covered will include networking, taxes, pricing and compliance with city regulations. The workshops and clinics will take place at the [...]