Meet Ed Schwartz

Mr. Schwartz has spent over 30 years as an entrepreneur creating start-up companies as well as designing growth concepts in the food and beverage industry for national brands. With several successful exits Mr. Schwartz has experience understanding the resources required to go from Ideation to a successful exit.   

Recent Ventures

  • Real Brands, Inc
  • Sauce Concepts
  • Americas Kitchen
  • Eddie Black Food Group
  • RestaurantMeals.com
  • Wrapsters
  • SushiCo
  • Cafe Concepts America
  • Brand Resources
  • Access Unlimited USA
  • Culineer 
  • HillyBilly Beverages
  • Bert’s Bites
  • Tequila Cabal

The Eddie Black Group is committed to accelerating early-stage food and beverage companies by infusing resources, expertise, and capital. As CEO of the Eddie Black Group, Ed manages the research and investments in a portfolio of Food and Beverage Brands. The Eddie Black Group has a successful record, over the past 20 plus years the company has invested and exited with about a 70% success record. We invest our own capital, alongside other investors we are not a fund and do not do debt lending. We are passionate about helping our family of brands to flourish and grow.

From 1990 -1997 Ed was a consultant to Coca-Cola as an expert in “Branding” and “Non-Traditional” / “Intercept-Marketing”, a concept that allows national restaurant brands to enter new and emerging markets by using modular merchandising, carts and kiosks and advance cooking technologies. As consultants Mr. Schwartz focused on equipment and technology applications representing equipment brands such as Alto- Shaam, Winston Industries, Henny Penny, Southbend, Middleby, Turbo Chef and others committed to the development of advanced cook and hold applications.


“Investing is a process, not an event! “

(Ed Schwartz CEO)

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