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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Are you on trend?

What’s hot in 2017 culinary forecast top food trends presented by The National Restaurant Association. http://www.restaurant.org/News-Research/Research/What-s-Hot  

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Foodie Challenge Stirs Creativity

Proceeds benefit Batavia CTE Center Culinary Arts Club  (BATAVIA, NY, August 11, 2017) – Are you a foodie who loves to cook and aims to learn more about this craft? Under the guise of freshLAB, Batavia Development Corporation is co-hosting a Foodie Challenge with the Batavia Career and Technical Education (CTE) Center on Saturday, September…

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