My F&W
quick save (...)
Beer

Business Help for DIY Dreamers

default-image

Jim Koch of Sam Adams with brewers from Roc Brewing

Courtesy of Boston Beer

If you’ve ever dreamed of starting your own food business, Jim Koch, the founder of Samuel Adams, wants to help. Today his company announced a million-dollar commitment to help small businesses in food, beverage and hospitality. The Brewing the American Dream initiative was previously available in only a few cities, but now it will provide loans and business advice to startups across the country.
 
“When I started my company in 1984, no bank would lend me money so I had to bootstrap the business with money from friends and family,” Koch tells F&W. “Making a small business successful is very hard and demanding work, and it can be hard work for years or even decades."
 
In addition to a lending component, the program will offer one-on-one coaching with experts, like Koch.

Here, information on how to apply for Brewing the American Dream.

Related: Chefs Make Change: Star Chefs' Dream Recipes
American Beer, Bourbon and More
Philanthropic Chefs

You Might Also Like powered by sheknows

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.