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English ServSafe Certification
Chinese ServSafe Certification
Apply to Stock Pot!
Applicant - Contact and Basic Info
How did you hear about us?
About Your Business
Tentative Business Name
In one sentence, describe your food product.
Does your food product represent a particular country, identity group, or other cultural affiliation? Details welcome!
Are you incorporated? if so, what kind?
Not yet incorporated N/A
What kind of business do you have / want to have? Check all that apply:
GENERAL RETAILER - selling at farmer's markets, direct to customer
WHOLESALER - selling to stores or restaurants
CATERER (delivering to consumers at home)
CATERER (events, festivals, weddings, etc)
FOOD TRUCK / FOOD CART
Please describe your strategic plan. What are your goals for this business? Where do you see yourself in the marketplace? (Note: If you do not speak proficient English, please type in your native language.)
If you are accepted for membership, what is your target start date?
Do you have previous commercial food experience? If so, please tell us about it.
INCUBATOR SERVICES: Please check any that you are interested in.
Health permit assistance
Marketing / branding
Setting up financial systems (no ongoing assistance)
Bookkeeping/financial planning support (ongoing)
Finding customers for your product
Cross-cultural / translation assistance, for non-native English speakers
Social media / online presence
Food safety testing
Packaging and labeling your product
Staffing for your operation
Your Branding and Marketing
Facebook page (for your business):
Please tell us how you think you would contribute to the community. We expect our user base to be DIVERSE and INCLUSIVE to all, to interact positively with other members (isolated, anti-social and self-centered entrepreneurs need not apply!), to display patience and a sense of humor as we all grow and learn, and to always support the other businesses of the Stock Pot community while building your own.
What is your native language?
Please include your level of proficiency in English.
What city/town do you live in currently?
Your Kitchen Operations
What equipment are you looking to use in the kitchen? Check all that apply:
Flat top grill
Other not listed (specify in next question)
Is your chef (who will oversee your kitchen activity) certified as a ServSafe Food Safety Manager?
Note: We give strong preference to applicants who receive their mandatory ServSafe manager certification through us. If you are not yet certified, please sign up for a class at our facility.
What other equipment would you want to use that is not listed above?
If you had to guess, what would your weekly schedule be in the kitchen? (Please include any restrictions on scheduling you have due to outside commitments, and indicate what is or is not flexible in terms of scheduling.)
List any businesses or vendors you already work with for ingredient sourcing, distribution, outsourced production, or any other service related to your operation.
What language do you use to communicate with your business partners/staff?
Please check what roles you would be performing for your business (do not check anything you will not be personally doing or that you will delegate to staff)
Business manager (handling contracts and other legal matters)
Delivery / logistical manager
Sales / booking
Have you been here before?
Option 1: Request a one-on-one tour / intake consultation!
Option 2: Register for our free Open House!
Anything else that you'd like to tell us?