Presented by Hudson Kitchen in partnership with Hudson County Community College, JerseyMade Food + Beveage Pitchfest offers select New Jersey-based entrepreneurs the opportunity to present their business ideas for a chance to win funding to help make their culinary dreams come true.
Ten entrepreneurs will be selected to give a five minute pitch that describes their business plan and how the funding will be used. Area college students in attendance will have the opportunity to sign up to give a 60-second pitch during the event. Four winners will take home cash prizes totaling $5,500.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Culinary Conference Center, Jersey City
1st - $2,500
2nd - $1,500
3rd - $1,000
60-Second Pitch (Students Only) - $500
The competition is designed for startup and early stage businesses in operation for three years or less.
Applications open on December 1, 2018.
There are six sponsorship levels – Presenting, Supporting, Leadership, Community, 60 Second Pitch and Student Ticket – currently available for companies and individuals interested in supporting the JerseyMade Pitchfest Competition.
Sponsors impact the future of small food and beverage businesses in New Jersey by helping them overcome one of their biggest challenges — funding!
Receive prominent recognition including: advertising, exhibiting, judging and speaking opportunities
Interaction and networking with the New Jersey food community at large
Custom sponsorships available upon request