I wonder if this form of the participle can be used, here are two examples.

Being sold well by the car dealer, the cars are going to be sold out soon.

Being cooked in the right manner, this dish is likely to be chosen by the jury.

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Neither sentence is at all idiomatic. What do you mean by 'sold well'? Advertised widely? Sold for a good price?

I would hope that all the dishes in a cookery contest are 'cooked in the right manner' - the winner needs some extra special quality. Grammatically speaking, having been cooked would be better.

Being at the start of a sentence is usually used with a noun or adjective rather than a verb participle.

Being a stranger to the town, she soon became lost.

Being tall, he could easily reach the shelf.

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