Tag: food business
Sandra Brown started a business doing what she does best: baking. After years of receiving compliments from family and friends about her baked goodies, Sandra decided to turn her passion into a business. Learn how Sandra is starting her baked goods business, the challenges she is facing, and the difficulties of starting a business part-time:
Learn how California couple Andy and Rachel Berliner started Amy’s Kitchen, the natural and organic frozen food brand, and turned this home-based business into a multi-million success.
The mobile food industry has seen a massive resurgence, especially in big urban areas such as Los Angeles, New York, Washington D.C., Miami and San Francisco. If you are looking to start your own mobile food truck business, here are 10 things to consider.
For a growing number of families, the question, What’s for dinner? is best answered with a phone call to a personal chef. Personal chefs offer an affordable and great-tasting solution to families with little or no time to cook. Learn about Jill Donenfeld, who is making a name for herself in the personal chef business with her The Dish’s Dishes in Manhattan.
While working in the fashion business, Erin McKenna was diagnosed as allergic to wheat and dairies. Not wanting to totally give up on sugar and sweets, she then tried baking and trying recipes for mouthwatering deserts that she can tolerate. Knowing that she has a winning lineup of goodies convinced her to open her vegan bakery, BabyCakes NYC.
Sometimes success can be found only after changing career directions.
Candace Nelson was a former investment banker who realized, after losing her job in the dot-com bust, that her life’s passion is baking. Candace then traded her suits to a baker’s uniform and found culinary success with her cupcakes.
Nicole Simons sold out again and again her special walnuts — which she describes as, “a little bit of sugar, a dab of salt and a whole lota love” — at The Santa Monica Farmers Market, in Los Angeles. The nuts came in Chinese take-out boxes, with fortune messages, and they were a huge success. Learn how Nicole is steering her gourmet nuts business Fortunuts to success.
The most successful businesses are those that are able to spot opportunities — even in the seemingly ordinary things in our every day life. Kim and Scott Holstein were in a supermarket in Wilmette, Chicago looking for unique flavored pretzels. However, all that was offered in the frozen food ailes section was plain salted pretzel. […]