The Seattle Public Library will host an orientation where restaurant and mobile food business owners can connect with food business resources from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Douglass-Truth Branch, 2300 E. Yesler Way, 206-684-4704 .
Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is recommended, but not required. For more information, contact Jennifer Tam at or 206-684-3436 , or Cathy Fox at or 253-277-1586 .

Representatives from the city of Seattle's Office of Economic Development and the Washington Restaurant Association will be at this event to offer counseling on various aspects of the restaurant business, including how to:

navigate the regulatory requirements for starting a restaurant or mobile food business
look for financial help
troubleshoot an issue
plan next steps