Alumni

OCMBA October Mixer

OCMBA

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of Orange County

October 21, 2015: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Calling All Foodies! Join us at OC's Hottest New Culinary Hub, Revel in the Renaissance of Santa Ana, AND Hear how 4th Street is Incubating New Restaurants

Where

4th Street Market
201 East 4th Street
Santa Ana, California

Event Details

If you haven't been to Santa Ana lately then you don't know what you're missing! Santa Ana, located in the heart of Orange County has been given new life!

4th Street Market is a progressive culinary hub inspired by the spirit of creative chefs, food artisans, and small business entrepreneurs, the 4th Street Market Features fifteen thoughtfully curated vendors, 10 incubator kitchens, and more. 4th Street Market invites guests to relax, drink and dine, meet up with friends and family, and enjoy the multitude of activities in the Downtown Santa Ana's revitalized East End.

And this just isn't just a bunch of restaurants, this is an incubator for start ups in the Restaurant Industry. East End Kitchens has partnered with Food Centricity, a business accelerator focused solely to assist artisans in successfully entering into this extremely competitive Industry. Food Centricity connects and streamlines resources to launch, groom, and effectively grow a business in Southern California and beyond, enabling and fast-tracking food maker success.

Beyond dining and business opportunities, 4th Street offers a European inspired butcher shop, ten rental kitchens, a specialty food shop plus a craft cocktail bar and beer garden. The modern setting includes a cutting edge graffiti wall by Tyke, Ewok and Aloy and a living wall by LiveWall.

The evening will consist of a short presentation on the revitalization of Santa Ana and the vision for 4th Street, guided tours, and, of course, the opportunity to mix and mingle. Attendees will receive food vouchers which can be used to purchase food and beverages at any of the 15 restaurants at 4th Street. A special menu of "smaller" portions has been created for this event which will allow attendees to sample a multitude of some of the most popular dishes from several of the restaurants.

Be sure to sign up today as space for this event is limited. You won't want to miss this as this event is sure to be an evening of great food, great friends, and new experiences!!!

EVENT PROGRAM:

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Registration

7:00 PM Presentation

7:30 PM Tours of Facility (10-15 at a time)

 

Cost

$20 if you RSVP by October 16th

$30 at door (if space is available)

Registration

Register Online

Deadline: 10/16/2015

Speaker Profiles

Ryan Chase (Speaker)

Ryan Chase is the 4th generation to do business in Downtown Santa Ana, beginning with his great grandfathers opening of Eureka Shoes in 1919. Since then, Ryan and his family have acquired real estate throughout the Downtown Santa Ana and the United States, managing their holdings through S&A Management. Ryan has recently been heavily involved in the revitalization of Downtown Santa Ana through his development of the East End district and 4th Street Market, among other Downtown projects. Ryan is also the President of Downtown Inc, a Business Improvement District located within the downtown. Ryan has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from USC Marshall School of Business and was one of OC Register's 2014 100 Most Influential.

Questions

Scott Shea 

Other Information

Parking:
Parking Lot is located behind the 4th Street Market Entrance on 4th Street and Spurgeon

About the OCMBA:
Attendance at OCMBA events is exclusively for the alumni of the 15 member business schools and their guests. Questions? Please contact Gay Himebaugh at hbs@hbsaoc.org (HBS), Richard Park at rich1_park@hotmail.com (Kellogg), or Jerry Hartanto at jerry_hartanto@yahoo.com (Michigan-Ross)