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NJROR Staffing and Culture Webinar

Tue, Jul 18, 2023

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Online Webinar

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New Jersey Restaurant Owner’s Roundtable

Staffing and Culture Webinar 




2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST


Online Webinar

The New Jersey Small Business Development Center at NJCU School of Business would like to invite you to the NJROR (New Jersey Restaurant Roundtable) Staffing and Culture Webinar. The mission of NJROR is to provide targeted support and comprehensive services to small business owners operating in the Restaurant/Food/Beverage and CPG industries in New Jersey.

In this webinar Deagon Williams, Chef & MBA, will have a lot to cover in this 2-hour interactive seminar, so come with your questions & concerns so that we can workshop your next solution together. This webinar will be a guide to efficiently and effectively build a thriving experience-creating team for your customers & business.

In this seminar you will learn:

·Fundamentals of Building a Team

·On management vs leadership

·On great management

·On great leadership

·Hiring your first and last employee

·Onboarding & Training

·Company Culture & Accountability

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Deagon B. Williams, Proprietor of Culinary Business Strategy, is a chef and food business consultant who uses broad and deep industry knowledge and an unbound intuitive curiosity

to parallel her clients with their projects to realize the next level of business opportunity and success. Deagon completed culinary school at La Varenne in Paris and then continued on to an intensive apprenticeship program while eating her way through the streets of Paris and the European continent. Deagon was among the first generation of American women to come up as part of the rank and file in high end West coast kitchens.

She began honing her management skills and style beyond her culinary education as the Executive Chef at the Heritage House on the Mendocino Coast at the age of 24. She later rounded out her culinary education with a BA in Sociology and an MBA with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship and Marketing.

Deagon brings 20+ years of experience as an Executive Chef, event planner, business owner, business development specialist, mentor and consultant to Culinary Business Strategy. Deagon created Culinary Business Strategy in August of 2008 and has enjoyed challenging and successful projects since. She works with clients to help refine, improve and enhance their internal and external operating systems as well as strategic growth road maps and execution.


M.B.A. Mills College, Oakland CA May, 2007

B.A. in Sociology Mills College, Oakland CA 2003

La Grande Diplome de Cuisine La Varenne Culinary Institute, Paris France 1988

Specialties: Core Competencies:

Organizational Infrastructure Development * Strategic Planning

Scalable Systems Development * Project Management

Product Development * Inventory Cost and Control

Vendor Sourcing and Negotiations * Turnaround Strategies