The Oakville Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Business Development Bank of Canada, is pleased to present Founder and Owner of Ristorante Julia and Ritorno Restaurant Julia Hanna as the keynote speaker for the Small Business Week Kickoff Breakfast on Monday October 17th.

“Family is whoever sits around the dinner table” has been Julia Hanna’s lifelong philosophy. At the age of 26, Julia opened Café Galleria in downtown Oakville. In 1993 she moved on and established Paradiso, the first Mediterranean inspired restaurant in Oakville. Today, Julia runs 2 successful restaurants, Ristorante Julia and Ritorno. Howecer, Julia’s most passionate undertaking is her non-profit initiative HealthyFam, which teaches at-risk kids, families and seniors about kitchen literacy. An award winning and dynamic entrepreneur, Julia will share her most interesting tales about life in and out of the kitchen.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Kick-Off Breakfast with Julia Hanna Monday, October 17  7:30-9:00am Pre-registration required. Tickets are $35 Members; $45 Non-members. Tables of 8 available.

Business After Hours Tradeshow Wednesday, October 19  5:00-8:00pm No registration required, unless registering as an exhibitor. Free to Members and first-time guests. Returning non-members $20 at the door. Register as exhibitor.

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