Have you thought about opening a restaurant, food truck or catering company?

We are NOW recruiting aspiring entrepreneurs for the second round of the What’s Cooking Fresno? Food Business & Entrepreneurship Training Program! For more information or to learn how to apply, please contact Kelsey at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (559) 485-1416.


In 2018, Fresno Metro Ministry/Better Blackstone, along with many partners, launched the What’s Cooking Fresno? Food Business & Entrepreneurship Training Program to prepare aspiring chefs, food business entrepreneurs, and food management professionals for local business and employment success.

Applications Due July 15, 2019 Classes meet Tuesdays/Thursdays 11am to 2pm

Kresge Foundation

“FreshLo: Food as a Creative Platform for Neighborhood Revitalization” is a joint effort by Kresge’s Arts & Culture and Health Programs to develop food-oriented initiatives in cities across the country.

Fresno Metro Ministry, the backbone organization for the Better Blackstone Association, is one of 26 grant recipients (only two in CA) out of 528 applicants, funded by The Kresge Foundation FreshLo initiative to support our "Building the Better Blackstone CDC through Food Oriented Placemaking" project.