News & Updates

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In The Press

Citizen Weekly

December 12, 2018

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News Recap

New Shared Kitchen Space Will Provide Diverse Dining Options for South Siders

The Bronzeville Culinary Kitchen will soon be located at 436 E. 47th St. and will feature a commercial kitchen that will be available for hosting pop-up restaurants with restaurateurs from across the city as well as provide space for special events on the south side of Chicago.

For years, the president of the Bronzeville Culinary Kitchen, Shelby Parchman, has been involved in economic development and business planning in Chicago…


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In The Press

Chicago Tribune

July 29, 2014

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Six ways to make sure you don’t tank your business plan

What do McDonald’s and Starbucks really sell? Understanding the answer to that question is key to making your own business plan work, says Shelby Parchman, a senior business analyst and instructor for the Illinois Small Business Development Center.

At a Business Affairs and Consumer Protection workshop Friday Morning, Parchman offered about 40 entrepreneurs beginning tips on how to avoid some of the pitfalls of executing a business plan


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