Food for thought

HBK Incubates is a non-profit food business development group in NY that does an amazing job aiding future gastro-entrepreneurs.  Originally founded to offer employment opportunities to low income immigrants, HBK has become a thriving business in the industry. First with Hot Bread Kitchens, baking multi-ethnic breads for gourmet delis such as Dean & Deluca, Union Square market, and Fort Greene; now with the incubates projects they offer women and minorities overall a real hands on training to become entrepreneurs. From the rental space in a commercial kitchen in Queens, to assistance in developing large scale recipes, and workshops about everything in the food business, from networking to financial planning and marketing.