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Rise of the Urban Foodscape

The Long Island Food Council is working with FuzeHub and MTRC to present a Food & Beverage Virtual Expo on Wed. Feb. 24, 9-12pm. FuzeHub, our state-wide MEP, purchased a license to a [...]

2021-02-18T16:10:33-05:00January 15th, 2021|

Raising the Bar Restaurant Recovery Fund

The Empire State Development announces the “Raising The Bar” Restaurant Recovery Fund with more than $3 Million in Grant Funding available through Financial Support Led by Diageo North America [...]

2021-01-07T13:06:10-05:00January 7th, 2021|

LIFC Job Center

The Long Island Food Council has launched a new Job Center for job seekers and employers. The Job Center is an important part of highlighting opportunities in the food [...]

2021-01-07T11:58:24-05:00January 7th, 2021|

End of Year 2020 Letter

Dear Friends, In a year full of challenges the LIFC continued its mission to provide education and support to its members. The importance of pivoting to new ways of [...]

2020-12-31T10:42:58-05:00December 31st, 2020|

National Grid Sweepstakes

With this unprecedented year almost over, we want to give businesses in our community a boost into 2021. We’re giving each winner $5,000 toward energy-efficient, gas-powered commercial kitchen equipment. DEADLINE: [...]

2020-12-27T13:32:56-05:00December 27th, 2020|

Invest NY: Health & Wellbeing

Please join NYSTAR and Upstate Capital for Invest NY: Health & Wellbeing on January 28, 2021 online. The event features a Startup Showcase with up to 20 companies, who each [...]

2020-12-22T09:56:20-05:00December 22nd, 2020|

New York State Agriculture and Markets

The Department, through its various divisions and programs, promotes New York agriculture and its high-quality and diverse products, fosters agricultural environmental stewardship, and safeguards the State’s food supply, land, [...]

2020-12-18T11:49:44-05:00December 18th, 2020|

The Cook’s Studio

Chef Victor’s love of the culinary arts began at an early age watching Julia Child on TV. His very first summer job was washing dishes and cutting vegetables in [...]

2020-12-18T11:47:34-05:00December 18th, 2020|

JavaMelts, Inc.

Having been in sales in the family business for over 15 years, Carolyn Barbarite was accustomed to selling and marketing products and services. But it wasn’t until the birth [...]

2020-10-30T10:02:19-04:00December 4th, 2020|


Since graduating with a Masters Degree in German and French from the University of Edinburgh in 1997, Gareth Roberts has undertaken numerous roles within the Commercial and Corporate Banking [...]

2020-10-30T10:00:16-04:00December 4th, 2020|

Nixon Peabody

Allan Cohen is the Office Managing Partner in Long Island. He represents a variety of companies, ranging from large public entities engaging in mergers and acquisitions, to mid-sized closely [...]

2020-11-24T16:07:52-05:00November 20th, 2020|

Island Harvest Food Distribution

VOLUNTEERS NEEDEDWHEN: November 23, 2020WHERE: Nassau ColiseumTIME: 9:45am - 4:00pm (approximately)*Volunteers must register beforehand. If interested, please reach out to Shannon@islandharvest.org or call 631-873-4775.Island Harvest will be having a food [...]

2020-11-17T17:43:35-05:00November 12th, 2020|

Manufacturing Reimagined

COVID Impacts on NY Manufacturers: Industry Spotlight - Food & Beverage November 12, 2020 11:00am - 12:00pm EST Register Today Many manufacturers operating in the age of [...]

2020-11-11T06:15:07-05:00November 7th, 2020|

Brown & Altman, LLP

David is a founding partner of Brown & Altman, LLP and has extensive experience in real estate law, commercial litigation and environmental law. He handles a broad range of [...]

2020-10-30T09:51:11-04:00November 6th, 2020|


Helen Patrikis has decades of senior level experience helping clients in just about every industry. She launched HP-PR in 2014 to focus on culinary, hospitality and lifestyle brands.A dynamic, [...]

2020-11-15T17:39:40-05:00November 6th, 2020|

BShapiro Financial

Barry Shapiro is the President of Bshapiro Financial, an independent firm that provides a highly personalized financial planning experience for professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners in the industries of food [...]

2020-10-23T08:15:09-04:00October 23rd, 2020|

Empire State Development

Empire State Development is New York State's economic development agency. The Long Island Regional Office works with businesses to help them grow in the region. VISIT THE SITE TO [...]

2020-10-23T08:12:23-04:00October 23rd, 2020|

Upcoming SBA webinars

Below are a series of upcoming SBA webinars on PPP updates for lenders, borrowers, small business owners, entrepreneurs, and startup founders. Hope you can join us. Speaker: Ms. Man-Li [...]

2020-11-03T15:35:23-05:00October 22nd, 2020|

PPP Loans and M&A

This perspective is about how to handle PPP loan in an M&A deal. Please reach out to Allan Cohen with any follow-up thoughts or questions. acohen@nixonpeabody.com Access the Podcast [...]

2020-10-21T12:49:02-04:00October 21st, 2020|

Island Harvest Job Opportunity

@islandharvest is hiring talented, dedicated, caring professionals for immediate hire. Current openings: CDL B LICENSE FLEET DRIVER - must have a valid CDL B license and clean abstract. TRANSPORTATION [...]

2020-11-16T17:15:50-05:00October 12th, 2020|
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