Culinary Tourism – Recipe to Retail

This 7 session program helps entrepreneurs and specifically, restaurant owners, turn their recipes into retail-ready products with a spin on adding a flair of culinary tourism in their branding and communications.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will learn how to turn their food product ideas and recipes into a consumer packaged food product!
  2. Participants will learn how to commercially scale their recipes while ensuring consistency in texture, shelf life and taste.
  3. Participants will get a better understanding of what circularity and sustainability is and how sustainable processes of food production can be used in their food business to reduce and/or repurpose food waste.
  4. Participants will learn how to apply principles of culinary tourism into their restaurants and food product communications and branding
  5. By the end of this program, participants will understand the legalities of selling a food product in Canada and USA as well as how to distribute and sell their products.


Eligibility: Business operating and located in the City of Brampton - Limited seats available (14 seats)

Application open: May 20th to Jun 5th

Application Review Committee Meeting: June 6th

Notify approved applicants: June 9th​


Where:              all sessions are virtual, must have a reliable internet connection.


Sessions:           1:00 pm to 3:30 pm -over 3 weeks, two ½ day sessions per week

·       Week 1 June 14, 16

·       Week 2 June 21, 23

·       Week 3 June 28, 30

·       Mentoring Session Date TBD


Virtual Learning: all sessions are virtual, must have a reliable internet connection.







May 20


Applications open


June 5


Applications close


Jun 7 & 9


Successful Participants contacted


Jun 14

1 – 3:30 pm

Recipe Development, Packaging and Labeling


Jun 16

1 – 3:30 pm

Circularity & Sustainability in Food Production


Jun 21

1 – 3:30 pm

Market Research and Branding


Jun 23

1 – 3:30 pm

Culinary Tourism Landscape where do CPG’s fit


Jun 28

1 – 3:30 pm

Mastering the Art of Photography


Jun 30

1 – 3:30 pm

Sales and Distribution




Bonus – One-on-One Mentoring with Industry Expert


Approved Participants;

Limited seating requires approved applicants to be available to attend and participate in all sessions, dates and times. The program is free to approved participants however, participants understand the real value is $1,500 per person.  This program is an opportunity for established businesses in the City of Brampton aspiring to expand into Consumer Packaged Goods.

7 Day Brampton Recipe to Retail.png