Cooking With Que

$35,000 Loan
Quiana “Que” Broden’s eponymous “The Kitchen, by Cooking with Que,” includes a state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen, shared culinary space, and café and catering company in Detroit’s New Center neighborhood.
Financing Purpose & Date:
June 2020 integrated financing and business assistance supported Que to ramp up meal prep and delivery services during the COVID crisis. We also provided follow-on business assistance including consulting to tune up business accounting and public relations and social media consulting to increase sales. Prior to financing, Que participated in a six-week brand training Fair Food Network delivered as part of our work with the Michigan Good Food Fund
At the height of the pandemic, Que provided food to quarantine locations and Detroit city employees working 24/7. Her business is on the rise with new employees and sales rising since 2020 investment.
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