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Ask Me Anything (Office Hours)

Char Nolan - Ask Me Anything (Office Hours)

This event was on Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 11:00 am Pacific, 2:00 pm Eastern

Join Chef Char Nolan in her virtual office as she welcomes all of your questions. This event was created for you and we encourage you to ask anything – from cooking techniques to cou… Read More.



My interest is to eventually open a vegan eater in my home town. I wonder if you can share information that would help in creating a healthy business.?

— Tim Hummell


Well, first of all, I would love to know where you lived because as they say location location. I would say to begin with the needs assessment. I would go visit other vegan eateries. I would perhaps look at the network of vegan chefs that are in your community. We have a wonderful South Jersey is just over a bridge. We have a wonderful Rouxbe graduate who has a cafe called The Gentle Giant Cafe and if you go to reach out to Dawn is her name, and I'm sure that she would be happy to discuss with you the joys and pitfalls that might come with operating your own business. You would also want to establish what kind of vegan Eatery it would be and Finding a location becoming an LLC working with a great lawyer and having that passion for cooking plant-based food that I'm sure you already have so great question.


Char Nolan

Char Nolan

Chef Instructor