WT Enterprise Center, Culinary Coop, provides opportunity for clients at Dallas Gourmet Food Market

The WTAMU Enterprise Center, Culinary Coop, offers distribution opportunity for incubator clients at Dallas Gourmet Food Market January 16-22, 2013.


Amarillo, Texas – January 9, 2013


The WTAMU Enterprise Center Culinary Coop features client, Fanelli’s Finest through placement in the Dallas Gourmet Food Market. Through this opportunity Fanelli’s Finest gourmet, all-natural lasagna sauce will be marketed to buyers including Costco, H-E-B, Jumbo Foods, Whole Foods and thousands more.  Thousands of buyers attend the Dallas Gourmet Food Market January 16-23rd in pursuit of new product offerings for 2013 product placement in national and international retail venues.


“A booth at the Dallas Gourmet Market is an excellent way for kitchen clients of the Enterprise Center to showcase their products and to have the ability to market their items to buyers from all over the country.  The Gourmet Market helps launch new food producers to jump start their business,” Melissa Kalka, WT Enterprise Center Kitchen Manager.


The WTAMU Enterprise Center is the region’s only business incubator that also boasts the region’s only shared-use commercial kitchen, The Culinary Coop. The Culinary Coop is designed to provide culinary entrepreneurs with kitchen space and the necessary tools to develop and successfully commercialize food products. In addition, as a hub for resources, the Enterprise Center connects clients to programs, funding opportunities and entrepreneurial resources.


“ Our featured booth at Dallas Gourmet Food Market is one example of the resources available for entrepreneurs to exhibit their products to national buyers and accelerate growth and profitability”, says David Terry, Executive Director and Chairman of the National Business Incubation Association.


The mission of the WTAMU Enterprise Center is to apply the principles of business incubation as a catalyst for innovation and entrepreneurial development in order to foster economic growth for Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle region.


For more information, contact Melissa at Melissa@incubationworks.com or 806-374-9777



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