Turn on the radio or the television and you'll hear the usual nightly coverage of stocks tanking, unemployment rates rising and other tales of doom and gloom.
Many pundits say the best hope for our country's economy is by encouraging entrepreneurship through small business.
If that's the case, the south Florida food/restaurant industry is doing its part to help our economy by supplying us with talented entrepreneurs.
has nominated quite a few food and restaurant-related businesses for
their 2011 Entrepreneur Awards. Seven food-related companies were
nominated in eight award categories including:
Category: Start Up
Rok Brgr/Primo Restaurant Group/The Primo Group, Fort Lauderdale
The Spice Lab, Oakland Park
Category: Product of the Year
Burke Brands, Miami (Cafe Don Pablo coffee)
The Fresh Diet, Surfside
The Original Brooklyn Water Enterprises, Boca Raton
Category: Serial Entrepreneur
PRO-LABÂ®, Weston Dining Group, Plumbing by Bob, THINK Magazine, American Restoration Services, Windmill Advertising Group - James "Jamie" E. McDonnell IV
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$1-10 Million Revenue Category
Flashback Diner, Hallandale
The winners will be announced on September 22nd at The South Florida Business Journal's Awards reception at Gulfstream Park. For more info on the event, contact Christine Gieson at 954-949-7503 or firstname.lastname@example.org.