Brooklyn FoodWorks

Brooklyn FoodWorks
Organization Name:
Brooklyn FoodWorks
Primary Address 1:
630 Flushing Avenue
Primary Address 2:
2nd Floor
Primary Address City:
Brooklyn
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
11206
Other Locations 1:
Now operating in Providence, RI at 55 Cromwell St. and Portland, ME at 72 Parris St. (formerly Fork Food Lab). More locations in the New York City area are in the works.
Long Organization Description:

Foodworks operates high fidelity culinary incubators across the United States. We provide specialized products and services to entrepreneurs in the food community to help them bring new companies and ideas to market.

Through our holistic approach, selected companies benefit from our flexible and affordable infrastructure, outsourced services, personalized mentorship, educational events and workshops as well as our vibrant community of culinary professionals looking to innovate the industry.

Foodworks is empowering the next generation of food entrepreneurs.

Organization Website Address:
Organization Phone Number:
(917) 338-3228
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Edie Feinstein
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Brooklyn FoodWorks is one of New York City’s network of 16 business incubators, which, together, have helped more 1,000 startups get up and running.
Community members (approx.):
120 businesses
Number of staff/employees:
20
Year Started:
2016
Organization Type:
Food entrepreneur support
About the Organization:
Brooklyn FoodWorks is a food incubator that serves as a platform to prototype, launch, and grow innovative food businesses. Their programs help provide the tools needed by emerging food entrepreneurs to get startup food businesses off the ground. Budding entrepreneurs can learn how to make their business grow by taking advantage of their many workshops, classes, and networking events. The organization helps negotiate discounts for a variety of products and services and also facilitate new opportunities to get member products to market. Brooklyn Foodworks also provides personalized mentorship in all aspects of starting a food company from production methodology to marketing and labeling.
Latest Project:
Brooklyn Foodworks offers a scholarship program for NYCHA residents to help subsidize the cost of the organization’s incubator offerings for qualifying food entrepreneurs.
Areas Served:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens
Core Programs:
Personalized mentorship, industry workshops and events, procurement assistance, kitchen rental, product testing and feedback, ancillary revenue opportunities
Major Issues:
City Initiatives/Legislation, Cooking Education/Skills, Culinary Business Education
Hours of Operation:
24 hrs M-F, 6am-midnight Saturday. 6am-6pm Sunday
Non-profit?:
For Profit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#food, #entrepreneurship, #smallbiz, #FoodTech, #FoodIncubator, #startups
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#culinary, #BKFW, #brooklynfoodworks, #NYC, #brooklynmade, #madeinbrooklyn, #nyceats
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