Introducing the Create Here Business Plan Competition Winners

Jan 13, 2021 No Comments by

The results of the Create Here 2020 Business Plan Competition are in. The winners, Fig and Honey Lavish Grazing, will be expanding their catering company to bring a new wine bar and market concept to the Brewery District in Downtown Fresno at a location to be unveiled at a later date. The exciting new business builds on the success of the Brewery District’s beer and craft cocktail options to offer a more complete nightlife experience in Downtown Fresno. As the grand prize winner, Fig and Honey will receive a $10,000 cash prize to help with expenses related to the build-out of their new space.

In addition to the grand prize winners, four other businesses won cash prizes as part of the competition.

2nd Place: $5,000 cash prize – Barbs Drive-In
3rd Place: $5,000 cash prize – Tumbleweed Baking Company
4th Place: $2,500 cash prize – Quail State
5th Place: $2,500 cash prize – Living Together LLC
In total, $25,000 in cash awards will be given to this year’s Create Here winners. The prize money for the competition was provided by a grant from the Central Valley Community Foundation and JP Morgan Chase’s PRO Neighborhoods Grant. Each of the winning businesses is at least 50% women or minority-owned.

About the Winners

Fig & Honey: A catering company that specializes in charcuterie boards, owners Allison Cassabon and Kellie Hasson are looking to expand their business to include a wine bar and market in addition to serving as a location to operate their catering business.

Instagram: @figandhoneylavishgrazing
Facebook: @figandhoneylavishgrazing


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