Unique Eats: Eli Fish Brewing Company

For more than 100 years, Batavia had been without a brewery — that was until Eli Fish Brewing Company opened last week to fill the void. https://www.wgrz.com/article/money/business/unique-eats/unique-eats-eli-fish-brewing-company/71-533490336 Author: Stephanie Barnes Published: 9:24 AM EDT March 30, 2018 Updated: 10:35 AM EDT March 30, 2018 Batavia, N.Y. — Batavia has been without a brewery since the early 1900s. You…

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BOOT CAMP Program Orientation FREE, enroll later.

We’re excited to host our first freshLAB BOOT CAMP Program Orientation Monday evening, October 16th. All are welcome to attend but must pre-register so we are sure to have enough room! The night will feature representatives to assist in setting up a business to industry specialists identifying the top priority when opening a restaurant. You…

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Empanadas are a HIT!

  freshLAB Mentor, Matt Gray & Victor Figueroa, Foodie Challenge WINNER! Victor Figueroa WINS the FOODIE CHALLENGE! Victor prepared Puerto Rican-y Cheeseburger Empanada w Passion Fruit Chili Sauce – DELISH! He strolls home with both the People’s Choice and freshLAB Selection Committee prizes. Much appreciation to the People’s Choice abundant gift basket sponsors: Batavia Restaurant…

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Who’s with Eli Fish?

  Partners Matt Gray and Jon Mager are opening Eli Fish Brewing Co, a start-up full service micro-brewery, at freshLAB restaurant incubator. The foodhall now under construction will host two more restaurant start-ups…but who? Come taste for yourself!!! Cast your ballot at the People’s Choice Tasting Saturday night. The Foodie Challenge will feature candidates considering…

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Flavor Foward! Come try a taste…

The first Foodie Challenge is filling-up with flavors – vegan ingredients, meat options and ethnic spices all-in for the competition next Saturday night! Come try a sample and cast a ballot for your favorite dish. Saturday, September 23rd Tastings served 5:00 – 7:00pm  at Batavia Career & Technical Education Center State Street Road, Batavia People’s…

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Foodie Challenge – IDEA!

Try the 5-ingredient Sweet Potato Fritters…YUM. Sweet potatoes and eggs can be found regionally, healthy, too, right!?! Just what the area residents want! Ingredients – makes 8  2 1/2 cups sweet potatoes (shredded) 1/3 cup Quinoa Flour 1/2 cup scallions (chopped) 1 large eggs (lightly beaten) salt (and pepper to taste) coconut oil (for cooking) 1 large eggs (lightly beaten) What’s your sweet or savory dish idea?  

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