Sacramento is on track to get a dedicated makerspace for food entrepreneurs who want to launch and scale their brands.
Shari Fitzpatrick is the quintessential bootstrapping entrepreneur. Though most readily recognized as the founder of world-famous Shari’s Berries, she has a full quiver of talents. In addition to roles as a stock broker, mortgage broker, entrepreneur, business owner and author, she’s currently a sought-after keynote speaker with hundreds of speaking engagements to her credit.
National research shows that while big beer’s market share continues to plummet and craft beer has plateaued, the spirits industry is on the rise — a trend bolstered by women and millennials.
Nationally, large restaurant chains are automating aspects of their service as a cost-saving mechanism. How is this trend playing out in the Capital Region?
Even for a brewery based on embracing history, six years old is a little young to be over the hill.
How are Sacramento’s restaurateurs appealing to new diet preferences?
In 1971, UC Davis became the first university in the country to add a fermentation science major to its undergraduate course catalog. However, even though — nearly five decades later — California is nearing 1,000 craft breweries, and despite the legal and regulatory morass that awaits every new brewery owner, Dan Croxall believes that earlier this year, he conducted the first-ever craft beer law class at an American law school.
Corti Brothers’ Rick Mindermann is bringing a new-school mentality to the old-school market.
The ever-bustling Rick Mindermann assumes myriad roles as the store director of Corti Brothers, the old-fashioned specialty grocery store in East Sacramento known for its eclectic array of high-quality products from around the world.
At Mezcalito Oaxacan Cuisine in Rocklin, the mole takes two days and nearly two dozen ingredients to complete. The recipe reads like a catalog of the Mexican state of Oaxaca’s agricultural bounty: plantains, green apples and raisins; warm spices and half a dozen kinds of chiles; a liberal dose of sparsely-sweetened chocolate.