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April 2021

Restaurant Academy Food and Labor Cost 101

April 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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 keep more…

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Clearing The Fog of Certification: Grow Your Local Business

April 20 @ 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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New Client Orientation

April 20 @ 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. REGISTER NOW

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

April 21 @ 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

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Disaster Funding: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

April 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

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CA Labor Laws for Restaurants and Businesses

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

CA Labor Laws for Restaurants and Businesses. REGISTER NOW

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

April 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

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Restaurant Academy: Legacy Restaurants

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

How do you build a business that lasts for generations? REGISTER NOW

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Special Event California Bank & Trust: Credit Casualties: The Impact of Credit On Your Business

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

How does your personal credit impact business credit? Do you know how a D&B Report is used? Have you ever heard of a loan deferral? Does credit matter? Do you know your interest rate? Learn more about the impact of credit on your business with California Bank & Trust! REGISTER NOW

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Business Plan Essentials: How to Write Your Business Plan

April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free
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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

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

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

April 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

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Marketing During The Uncertainty Of COVID

April 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free
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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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Commercial Leasing Checklist For Businesses

April 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
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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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

April 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

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How To Be An Effective Restaurant Manager

April 29 @ 2:00 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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May 2021

The Restaurant Business Planning

May 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
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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

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New Client Orientation

May 4 @ 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. REGISTER NOW

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Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup

May 5 @ 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

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Disaster Funding: New 2021 Stimulus, PPP, EIDL

May 5 @ 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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New Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant With Culver City Chamber

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Free

Learn about this exciting $28.6 billion SBA restaurant and food service grant that was created in President Biden’s American Rescue Plan. The SBA will administer the funds to the hardest-hit small restaurants throughout the USA. In this informative workshop, you will learn the eligibility requirements and we will provide information to submit your application for the program launch on Monday, May 3rd at 9:00 PST. This is a first come first serve grant and funds are expected to go fast so act now! REGISTER NOW

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PPP Forgiveness – Update on PPP Flexibility Act

May 6 @ 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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Know Your Numbers-Restaurant Accounting

May 6 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 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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Closer To The Source: Resources Local Businesses Need Now

May 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

Do you want to learn more about the following: • Business Coaching & Advising • Funding Opportunities • How To Market Your Business • Bank Readiness • Building A Legacy Business • How To Count Your Cost • How To Get Certified We Can Help! As we partner with Wells Fargo, Sole Folks and Vermont Slauson Economic Development Corporation to bring you closer to the source. REGISTER NOW

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July 2021

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

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