The Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) and the Agricultural Incubator Foundation (AIF) will host a food business workshop, “Boost Your Profits With Accurate Recipe Costing and Menu Engineering,” March 15 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the AIF in Bowling Green.
Mark Kelnhofer, president and CEO from Return on Ingredients (ROI), will address those looking to better understand how to protect restaurant profits by improving overall operational efficiencies. He has 22 years combined experience in managerial cost accounting and restaurant cost management.
The seminar is open to anyone – in particular food-related business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and those who are producing a product to sell at markets and/or other retail establishments. Kelnhofer will discuss the importance of accurate recipe and menu consideration, The seminar will also examine the important needs for daily functions of the business and how much these operations may be costing the function.
The cost is $25 per person or $40 for two guests, payable by cash or check at the door. The AIF is located at 13737 Middleton Pike (SR 582).
4-H Saddle Club officers
The Broncos 4-H Saddle Club of Lucas County – which is 29 years old and still going strong – has elected officers for 2012.
The officers include Morgan Bourdo, president; Aubrey Urbina, vice president; Arielle Arthur, recording secretary; Christa George, corresponding secretary; Kasey Mottmiller, treasurer; Madeline Rossler, news recorder; Jade Malkemus, community service officer; Celeste Duran, club historian; Ashley Bourdo, recreation leader; Sydney Arthury, health officer; Tysen Stenzel, safety officer; Jake Urbina, environmental/energy officer; Devyn Renfer, flag bearer and Alex Fick, sergeant at arms.