PRESS ADVISORY: Multi-cultural Food Business Seminar: New Food Guidelines for Food Manufacturers and Restaurants
September 19, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Passaic County Community College; The Hamilton Club @ 32 Church Street, Paterson

City of Paterson’s Restoration Corporation, Passaic County Community College and Passaic County’s Division of Economic Development conduct Multi-cultural Food Business Seminar: New Food Guidelines for Food Manufacturers and Restaurants, “Changing the menu, growing your business” 

Paterson --- City of Paterson’s Restoration Corporation, Passaic County Community College and Passaic County’s Division of Economic Development are pleased to announce, a half day seminar, entitled New Food Guidelines for Food Manufacturers, Food Distributors and Restaurants – Changing the Menu, Growing Your Business.

This special food industry event is free and is intended to inform professionals in the fields of food manufacturing, distribution, restaurants and local supermarkets on how to create incentives to grow their businesses in Paterson and the Passaic County, NJ region.

The presentations will feature experts in food industry trends and initiatives, growth opportunities, government regulations, cultural food insights and building a business locally. Distinguished speakers include representatives from Goya Foods, Rutger’s Food Innovation Center, City of Paterson’s Department of Economic Development and many more.

WHEN: Monday, September 19, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Passaic County Community College; The Hamilton Club, 32 Church St., 2nd Floor, Paterson, NJ 07505

CONTACT: Cristina Deutsch, 973-321-1220 cdeutsch@patersonnj.gov

RSVP: Passaic County Division of Economic Development, 973-569-4720; ecodev@passaiccountynj.org

PRC Purchases 75 - 81 Ellison Street

The recent PRC purchase of 75 - 81 Ellison Street has been completed. The City has plans to develop the existing studio and enhance training with programs from both the City's Library and Public Schools. 75-81 Ellison Street currently houses the existing tenants: Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center, Staff Right Solutions, LLC, New Destiny family Success Center and the City of Paterson.  The City has plans to develop the existing studio and enhance training with programs from the City’s Library and the Public Schools.

  • PRC, Paterson Library, Passaic County Community College (PCCC) and the Paterson Board of Education (BOE) will form a partnership to continue to house public access cable television studio, provide opportunities for interships and offer a digital library for Paterson residents.
  • BOE entered into an MOU with the City for Extended Learning Opportunity School which recruits students who dropped out of high school within the lat five years and encourages them to re-enroll in an online program to obtain their diploma. The space is used for insturtional assistance and mentoring.
  • PCCC will be using the spae for internships and communications students in order to obtain experience in television production.
  • Also, in partnership with the Pateson Public Library, the space will be connected through PALS plus to offer full access to online and digital resources "Digital Library."
  • Moreover, the Library is planning to offer intensive, four day a week classes for ESL here.