Online Registration

So You Want to Open a Restaurant...

Dates: September 25, 2018

Meets: Tu from 8:45 AM to 11:00 AM

Location: Tolloty Technology Incubator

Fee: $20.00

So You Want to Open a Restaurant,
Food Truck, Coffee Shop, Catering, etc...?

Offered by:
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kent State University at Tuscarawas

A food business is one of the most challenging businesses to get into. Turning your desire into success requires research, planning, capital and perseverance. This workshop will offer tips to help you start and operate your food business successfully.

This workshop’s "menu" includes:
Appetizers (self-evaluation, concept evaluation, laws and regulations)
Main Courses (customers, competition and marketing)
Desserts (daily operations, financial management and exit strategy)
Make your reservation today!

Jeanne Keenan, Retired Business Owner
Once upon a time, Jeanne owned a sweet little restaurant. Now she has a simpler life and enjoys sharing what she learned with others who also love the food industry.

All attendees must register online. If you have any questions, please contact Deanna Spencer at or 330.308.7522.
Fee: $20/per person
Register now! Seating is limited!

This training program is being offered at no charge or a reduced fee thanks to the generous support of our partners. Those partners include
(in alphabetical order):

Century National Bank
Consumers National Bank
Coshocton County Port Authority
First Federal Community Bank
First-Knox National Bank
Home Savings Bank
Huntington Bank
Kent State University at Salem and East Liverpool
Kent State University at Tuscarawas
Peoples Bank
PNC Bank
The Commercial & Savings Bank
The First National Bank of Dennison
Tuscarawas County Commissioners
U.S. Bank
Unified Bank

The Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBDC program is also funded in part by the Ohio Development Services Agency. All services extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact SBDC at 330.308.7479 or visit our website:

SBA's participation or support is not an endorsement of any product, service, or entity.

Kent State University at Tuscarawas (SBDC) reserves the right to cancel any course or activity due to insufficient enrollment or for other unforeseen reasons. In the event a program is canceled, the University (SBDC) is not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses.

Fee: $20.00

Tolloty Technology Incubator

1776 Tech Park Dr NE New Philadelphia OH 44663 The Tolloty Technology Incubator is located at 1776 Tech Park Drive, New Philadelphia OH 44663. The building is located across University Drive from the Kent State Tuscarawas Campus. As you go past the Kent Tusc campus, turn left off of University Drive on to Tech Park Drive, just before you reach the Buckeye Career Center. Turn left again at the first drive and the building is on your right. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE STREET AND BUILDING LOCATION MAY NOT BE ON COMMERCIAL MAPPING PROGRAMS.

Steve Schillig


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