Think Big. Reach Big. Dream Big.

Direct and personal mentorship from food business pioneers.

FBS 1:1 Mentor Network

The CIA’s graduate resource for direct and personal mentorship

How It Works

Select A Mentor

Choose from world-class mentors, searchable by expertise.

Schedule A Session

Select a time that works for you and book your online session.

Get Expert Guidance

Collaborate on your goals and get answers to your questions.

Success Stories

  • Strong mentorship has been critical to our early success, and we know it will be integral to scaling our business. My dad always said, the mark of strong business people is surrounding themselves with those who know more than they do.
    Testimonial 1

    Mike and Jenny Griffo

    Founders at Griffo Distillery
  • Time spent one-on-one yielded some of the most valuable insights about our business that we have ever received.
    Testimonial 2

    Erin Wade

    Co-owner of Homeroom