Join us for the 4th Annual Foodtrepreneur Festival!

March 29, 2018  |  5:00 – 8:00 PM
Grand Hall Union Pacific Depot, The Gateway
400 W South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101


Ever dreamed of turning your secret recipe into a bestselling product? Do you like delicious food with a great story behind it? Do you love supporting local businesses? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions then this event is for you!

Join us for a celebration of the businesses that are making Utah more delicious!

The Foodtrepreneur Festival brings the community together through food!! Food lovers will taste amazing food and network with business owners of Utah-based companies who have been successful in producing, selling and distributing food products in our state, nationally and even internationally.

Participants will enjoy behind-the-scenes stories and learn how to start their own ventures from a standout panel of locally-based entrepreneurs and innovators.

Come enjoy live music, a cash bar, and amazing food in great company! You will be surprised to see how many people from out of state and out of the country have made Utah their home!

Event Schedule:
5:00-6:00 panel
6:00-8:00 food festival

*By state law, all alcohol must be kept within the premise.

Interested in being a vendor at the festival? Apply below.


Frequently Asked Questions

Foodtrepreneur Festival is organized by the Women’s Business Center (WBC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit entrepreneurial center that focuses on helping women start and grow businesses. While the WBC focuses on women, it does not turn away men. For more info go to

5:30-6:00 Panel (space is limited)
6:00-8:00 Food Festival

Yes, registration is free and will close the day before the event.

No, registration will close the day before the event.

No, food samples are donated by the vendors. Drinks and samples of alcoholic beverages will be an additional cost, as per the DABC regulations.

Street and covered parking is available in the area surrounding the venue. Most of this parking will have a fee. Please note that we are not responsible for parking.

Yes, some of the vendors will have their products available for sale at the event.

Yes, our event is family friendly.

Only registered service animals are allowed at the event. Proof of service certification will be requested at the festival entrance point.

Don’t forget about the Flavor of Festival competition!

 Team up to win the Flavor of the Festival grand prize!
Through the generosity of our vendors, last year we gave away
a delicious basket valued at $400.

Step 1: Invite your friends to attend this event.

Step 2: Have your friends register on

Step 3: When your friends register, have them type your full name in the “Team Name” field

The person who invites the most people will win a basket
full of food products donated by our amazing vendors.
(Note: your team needs to be present to win)

How will you know how you rank?

The Friday before the event we will post a competition update on the Foodtrepreneur FB event page.
Wondering what delicious food will be in the basket? Follow our event on Facebook
If you have questions email the event manager at