Celebrity Chefs Jody Adams, Jared Auerbach, and Michael McCarthy pitch business challenges to Babson students in Food Sol brainstorm session

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Food entrepreneurs Jody Adams of Rialto, Jared Auerbach of Red’s Best, and Michael McCarthy of Budi Bar have the chance to take some entrepreneurial advice about the business challenges they face from Babson College students during the Quick Service Incubator™ event on Tuesday, Feb. 11th, 4:30 – 6 pm in Olin Hall on the College’s Wellesley campus.

Adams, Auerbach, and McCarthy each have two minutes to present their business challenge during a two-way brainstorming session with Babson students and guest experts from the food industry ─Bob Burke, Natural Products ConsultingDenise Korn, Korn Design and Youth Design; and Brad McNamara, Freight Farms.

The Quick Service Incubator™ is sponsored by Food Sol, an action tank for food entrepreneurs within The Lewis Institute for Social Innovation at Babson. Coaching is provided by Babson’s top-ranked entrepreneurship facultyincluding Heidi Neck (facilitator), Ed Marram, Les Charm and Dennis Ceru.

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Babson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds™. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of business and society—while at the same time evolving our methods and advancing our programs. We shape the leaders our world needs most: those with strong functional knowledge and the skills and vision to navigate change, accommodate ambiguity, surmount complexity, and motivate teams in a common purpose to create economic and social value. As we have for nearly a half-century, Babson continues to advance Entrepreneurial Thought and Action® as the most positive force on the planet for generating sustainable economic and social value.

By Barbara Spies Blair,, 781-239-4621 | 02/10/2014 06:00