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Ask a Food Expert with Leo Tsangarakis (Co-Founder and Former CEO of Burnt Tongue)

October 17, 2023 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Delivery: Online.

Are you looking for sound advice on how to start, grow, or expand your restaurant or food business?

Do you have questions like:

  • How do you find good, reliable suppliers?
  • How do you train employees for consistency and success?
  • How and when do you expand to more than one location?
  • How do you build a locally recognized brand that stands out?
  • How do you create innovative and exciting food products people will rave about?

Ask a Food Expert with Leo Tsangarakis provides you an opportunity to meet with a seasoned restaurant owner and food expert for a 45-minute, one-on-one consultation and gives you the opportunity to ask those burning questions you may have related to your food business.

Interested in registering for a consultation?

All consultations are free and booked in 45-minute intervals (2 consultations max per week). Those wishing to participate MUST complete the form found by clicking on the “Register Now” button below. Once received, a Hamilton Business Centre representative will then reach out to schedule your 45-minute, one-on-one meeting time.

Meet your Food Expert:

Leo Tsangarakis is a seasoned entrepreneur with expertise spanning food and beverage, sales, event Management, and leadership, all honed through years of hands-on experience. With a BA in Cultural Anthropology from McMaster University, Leo seamlessly blends cultural insights with business acumen, particularly excelling in innovative marketing strategies for market share growth. As Co-Founder & former CEO of Burnt Tongue, a well-known multi-location eatery in Hamilton, Leo’s leadership shines through the brand’s exceptional products and streamlined operations.

Beyond the culinary realm, Leo’s community contributions include mentoring at-risk youth during Living Rock’s “SoupFest,” winning FirstOntario’s “1Award” as well as receiving Hamilton’s Top 40 Under 40 award.

Explore the free seminars and workshops offered through Small Business Centres Ontario. Small Business Centres Ontario is the larger association supporting all 54 Small Business Centres across Ontario providing entrepreneurs with a full range of support services needed to start and successfully grow their small businesses.

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