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June 2021

Restaurant Academy Food and Labor Cost 101

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Food cost is one of the main keys to long-term restaurant success because of its direct impact on profitability.  Join us as we review how to calculate food cost for individual menu items as well as weekly restaurant performance.  In this class, you will also learn how to apply food cost to setting your menu pricing, its impact on your restaurant's inventory, ordering, and waste.  Labor costs account for at least a third of your restaurant’s expenses-managing labor efficiently will…

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Clearing The Fog of Certification: Grow Your Local Business

June 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free

The certification process can be very confusing and many times feel very labor-intensive. PCR SBDC presents a webinar to clear the confusion of the application process. During this workshop you will learn: • $Billions of Public Contracting Dollars are within Los Angeles County Agencies for Certified Small Business • How to leverage Statewide Small Business Certification to open may other Local Small Business Public Contracting Opportunities REGISTER NOW

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan. You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together. Plus get ready for homework, as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the…

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Launch A Business During COVID

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
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THIS FREE WEBINAR WILL TEACH YOU ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR BUSINESS IMMEDIATELY. Know the legal business structures that you may establish (Sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation) • Learn about the licenses and permits required by government agencies • How to do the business name search • We will help you complete the forms to register your business • The importance of the business planning process This workshop gives you everything you need to be…

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Disaster Funding: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The New Stimulus package has been announced and lending programs are updated. EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) and PPP and EIDL programs have changes that may impact your business. This webinar will cover: • New PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to be reconsidered if declined • Other loans, grants, and funding sources available for small businesses REGISTER NOW

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Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The commercial Lease checklist will point out provisions to which a prospective small business tenant should pay particular attention. The terms lessor and landlord will be used interchangeably.   Commercial leases come in many sizes and shapes, from the three- or four-page mom-and-pop simple lease to the 40 to 50-page complicated lease with multiple addendum and attachments that are usually attendant to high rises, malls, or popular upscale areas.   The small business owner will frequently be presented with a…

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Marketing During The Uncertainty Of COVID

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free
A marque sign sits on a modern black chair. The sign reads, "Think outside the box."

Are you wondering what to do during these times of uncertainty and change? You are not alone. Today, more than ever, as a business owner you need to show up and have a constant presence for your customers. You must create and provide solutions to your customers' problems. You must be the one approaching them and sharing a solution that is unique and will produce OUTCOMES! No matter what you offer as a product or service, there is a need…

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free
Side view of a person sitting on the floor while using their laptop computer. They are sitting with their back against a white couch.

The objective of this webinar is to help you understand how to calculate the forgivable amount of your PPP Loan and to prepare documentation that may be required with your forgiveness application. REGISTER NOW

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Hiring and Retention During the Pandemic

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

Finding qualified and willing employees during the Pandemic has reached critical levels for many food businesses and getting them to stay can be challenging. In this workshop, we will explore conventional and non-conventional tactics to rebuilding your staffing levels and becoming the employer of choice in the new workplace environment.   REGISTER NOW

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New Client Orientation

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

This webinar is to introduce all new clients to the process and services PCR has to offer. In the webinar, you will learn the steps to help advance your business in the areas that are custom to you. We will also cover goal setting to help you meet your objectives. If you are a new client, this webinar is for you. Topic: New Client Orientation REGISTER NOW

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

June 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disaster Funding: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The New Stimulus package has been announced and lending programs are updated. EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) and PPP and EIDL programs have changes that may impact your business. This webinar will cover: • New PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to be reconsidered if declined • Other loans, grants, and funding sources available for small businesses REGISTER NOW

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July 2021

PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The objective of this webinar is to help you understand how to calculate the forgivable amount of your PPP Loan and to prepare documentation that may be required with your forgiveness application. REGISTER NOW

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Preventing COVID in the Re-Opening Workplace

July 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

As Safe at Home Order restrictions are lifting, more than ever it is important for restaurant and food service operators to follow the new Los Angeles County Health Department COVID protocols to prevent infection resurgence that can cause the return of limited dining orders.  We will explore Appendix changes, employee vaccines, customer cooperation with your mask policies, and the PPE Unite Program.   REGISTER NOW

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan. You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together. Plus get ready for homework, as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the…

Find out more »

Launch A Business During COVID

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
View from behind and slightly above of a person sitting with their legs up on a couch writing in a notebook.

THIS FREE WEBINAR WILL TEACH YOU ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR BUSINESS IMMEDIATELY. Know the legal business structures that you may establish (Sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation) • Learn about the licenses and permits required by government agencies • How to do the business name search • We will help you complete the forms to register your business • The importance of the business planning process This workshop gives you everything you need to be…

Find out more »

Disaster Funding: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The New Stimulus package has been announced and lending programs are updated. EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) and PPP and EIDL programs have changes that may impact your business. This webinar will cover: • New PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to be reconsidered if declined • Other loans, grants, and funding sources available for small businesses REGISTER NOW

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Know Your Numbers – Accounting for Your Restaurant (Restaurant Academy)

July 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

A successful food service business, whether a food truck or restaurant, is a business built on providing excellent food, service, and sanitation while making a profit.  During this presentation, you will be introduced to how to set up the financial foundations of a sustainable business, what numbers to monitor, systems to keep track of your results, and how to manage cash flow during a crisis.   REGISTER NOW

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Marketing During The Uncertainty Of COVID

July 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free
Three quarter view of a person in a white shirt holding their phone up and looking at the screen.

Are you wondering what to do during these times of uncertainty and change? You are not alone. Today, more than ever, as a business owner you need to show up and have a constant presence for your customers. You must create and provide solutions to your customers' problems. You must be the one approaching them and sharing a solution that is unique and will produce OUTCOMES! No matter what you offer as a product or service, there is a need…

Find out more »

PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The objective of this webinar is to help you understand how to calculate the forgivable amount of your PPP Loan and to prepare documentation that may be required with your forgiveness application. REGISTER NOW

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CA Labor Laws for Restaurants and Businesses

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

CA Labor Laws for Restaurants and Businesses   REGISTER NOW

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Special Event Restaurant Academy: Food Truck Focus

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free
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SPECIAL EVENT: FOOD TRUCK FOCUS: Food Truck Owners Share Their Strategies For Success REGISTER NOW

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New Client Orientation

July 13 @ 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar is to introduce all new clients to the process and services PCR has to offer. In the webinar, you will learn the steps to help advance your business in the areas that are custom to you. We will also cover goal setting to help you meet your objectives.  If you are a new client, this webinar is for you. Topic: New Client Orientation REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disaster Funding: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The New Stimulus package has been announced and lending programs are updated. EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) and PPP and EIDL programs have changes that may impact your business. This webinar will cover: • New PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to be reconsidered if declined • Other loans, grants, and funding sources available for small businesses REGISTER NOW

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Safe, Clean Kitchens-Passing L.A. County’s Health Inspection (Restaurant Academy)

July 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Are you up to date on your COVID 19 safety protocols?  Take a moment and imagine a Health Inspector walking through your doors.  How would you do on your inspection?  Would you get an A rating?  Are you adhering to the most current regulations to keep your team and customers safe from COVID 19?  This comprehensive class will give you a step by step tutorial on what the Health Inspection is looking for, how to set your establishment up for…

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The objective of this webinar is to help you understand how to calculate the forgivable amount of your PPP Loan and to prepare documentation that may be required with your forgiveness application. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Restaurant Business Planning

July 19 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

In this interactive workshop you will discover the essential components of a restaurant business plan to help increase your chances of success and present your plan to investors and financial institutions. Topics will cover concept creation, organizational structure, marketing plan and SWOT analysis, necessary operational considerations, and an overview of financial projections.   REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

In celebration of National "Write Your Business Plan" Month, PCR SBDC launches a new workshop to help your businesses develop your business plan. You will review the purpose and benefits of a business plan, key components of the plan, and resources to help with research, business plan formats, and putting it all together. Plus get ready for homework, as you will review key components of your plan with the instructor or your advisor in a couple of weeks after the workshop. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Launch A Business During COVID

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free
Close up of a person's hands writing in a notebook.

THIS FREE WEBINAR WILL TEACH YOU ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR BUSINESS IMMEDIATELY. Know the legal business structures that you may establish (Sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company, corporation) • Learn about the licenses and permits required by government agencies • How to do the business name search • We will help you complete the forms to register your business • The importance of the business planning process This workshop gives you everything you need to be…

Find out more »

Disaster Funding: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The New Stimulus package has been announced and lending programs are updated. EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) and PPP and EIDL programs have changes that may impact your business. This webinar will cover: • New PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to be reconsidered if declined • Other loans, grants, and funding sources available for small businesses REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Restaurant Academy Food and Labor Cost 101

July 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Food cost is one of the main keys to long-term restaurant success because of its direct impact on profitability.  Join us as we review how to calculate food cost for individual menu items as well as weekly restaurant performance.  In this class, you will also learn how to apply food cost to setting your menu pricing, its impact on your restaurant's inventory, ordering, and waste.  Labor costs account for at least a third of your restaurant’s expenses-managing labor efficiently will…

Find out more »

Marketing During The Uncertainty Of COVID

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free
Side view of a person sitting on the floor while using their laptop computer. They are sitting with their back against a white couch.

Are you wondering what to do during these times of uncertainty and change? You are not alone. Today, more than ever, as a business owner you need to show up and have a constant presence for your customers. You must create and provide solutions to your customers' problems. You must be the one approaching them and sharing a solution that is unique and will produce OUTCOMES! No matter what you offer as a product or service, there is a need…

Find out more »

PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The objective of this webinar is to help you understand how to calculate the forgivable amount of your PPP Loan and to prepare documentation that may be required with your forgiveness application. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Restaurant Business Planning

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

In this interactive workshop you will discover the essential components of a restaurant business plan to help increase your chances of success and present your plan to investors and financial institutions. Topics will cover concept creation, organizational structure, marketing plan and SWOT analysis, necessary operational considerations, and an overview of financial projections.   REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

New Client Orientation

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

This webinar is to introduce all new clients to the process and services PCR has to offer. In the webinar, you will learn the steps to help advance your business in the areas that are custom to you. We will also cover goal setting to help you meet your objectives. If you are a new client, this webinar is for you. Topic: New Client Orientation REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Disciplined Entrepreneurship will change the way you think about starting (or growing) a company. Many believe that entrepreneurship cannot be taught, but great entrepreneurs aren't born with something special – they simply make great products. Yes, entrepreneurship can be taught, provided that you are coachable. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Disaster Funding: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

July 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The New Stimulus package has been announced and lending programs are updated. EIDL (Economic Injury Disaster Loan) and PPP and EIDL programs have changes that may impact your business. This webinar will cover: • New PPP: Requirements, changes to current PPP loans, and how to apply • EIDL: Changes to request additional funds and how to be reconsidered if declined • Other loans, grants, and funding sources available for small businesses REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The commercial Lease checklist will point out provisions to which a prospective small business tenant should pay particular attention. The terms lessor and landlord will be used interchangeably.   Commercial leases come in many sizes and shapes, from the three- or four-page mom-and-pop simple lease to the 40 to 50-page complicated lease with multiple addendum and attachments that are usually attendant to high rises, malls, or popular upscale areas.   The small business owner will frequently be presented with a…

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Preventing Theft in the Workplace

July 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The National Restaurant Association estimates internal employee theft accounts for 75% of inventory shortages and 4% of overall sales in the restaurant industry. The key to stopping theft at your restaurant is understanding how it happens and then focusing on the most important areas for theft detection and mitigation. Join our webinar to learn best practices on inventory tracking, cash auditing and expense tracking.   REGISTER NOW

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

The objective of this webinar is to help you understand how to calculate the forgivable amount of your PPP Loan and to prepare documentation that may be required with your forgiveness application. REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

August 2021

Restaurant Academy: How To Be An Effective Restaurant Manager

August 5 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

You were an outstanding restaurant employee and now it’s your turn to be the Supervisor.  Shifting from a task focused job position to a team leading position requires a shift in thinking and communicating.  In this workshop, we will introduce to you the skills that will make you a successful leader whether you have just been promoted or have been a manager for awhile.  You will learn and receive tools on: • The behaviors of the great and the worst…

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Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The commercial Lease checklist will point out provisions to which a prospective small business tenant should pay particular attention. The terms lessor and landlord will be used interchangeably.   Commercial leases come in many sizes and shapes, from the three- or four-page mom-and-pop simple lease to the 40 to 50-page complicated lease with multiple addendum and attachments that are usually attendant to high rises, malls, or popular upscale areas.   The small business owner will frequently be presented with a…

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September 2021

Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The commercial Lease checklist will point out provisions to which a prospective small business tenant should pay particular attention. The terms lessor and landlord will be used interchangeably.   Commercial leases come in many sizes and shapes, from the three- or four-page mom-and-pop simple lease to the 40 to 50-page complicated lease with multiple addendum and attachments that are usually attendant to high rises, malls, or popular upscale areas.    The small business owner will frequently be presented with a form lease…

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