The Entrepreneurs

Stories behind the food we love.

Matzo: A Summer Camp Love Story

By Sarah Strong

Two childhood camp friends fished around for their culinary inspiration until unleavened bread became the palette for their dreams.

olga sorzano

Like Kombucha? Check out Baba’s Bucha

By Sarah Strong

Pennsylvania-based kombucha brand Baba’s Bucha expands into vinegars with Baba’s Acid Trip.

CoFounders in front of the galaxy coffee truck

The Galaxy Coffee is the First Queer-Owned Coffee Truck in Columbus

By Breanna Rose

A pandemic layoff from Starbucks led two friends to start their own coffee truck devoted to inclusion, accessibility and community.

Ricky and Mariia Dolinsky

What’s Yoshoku Cuisine? Head to NYC’s Lower East Side to Find Out

By Stacy Brooks

“A tiki drink between Hawaii and Japan, with a small detour to Scotland?” That’s a fusion we’re ready to explore.

Cookies that Channel the Colorado Rockies

By Breanna Rose

Gnarly Mountain bakes the spirit of Colorado into its cookies and an upcoming line of cold brew coffee.

Cara and Cathy

Serving It Up In Atlanta, One Meatball at a Time

By Allanah Dykes

A passion for food and a desire to leave real estate behind led this mother/daughter duo into the food business. Their specialty? Meatballs and Italian boules.

alexx in the kitchen

More Artisanal Goodness from Vermont

By Stacy Brooks

They call her the marshmallow girl. Beyondish got the ‘pillowy as heck’ scoop on Nomadic Kitchen.

rudy and emma bamba

Husband and Wife Duo Introduce Louisville to Filipino Food

By Nicolette Degrassi

This entrepreneur cashed in on his brother’s cow and turned it into a food truck extravaganza.

lil ice cream dude

This ‘Dude’ is Changing the Face of Ice Cream

By Ashley Archambault

Beau Shells had his first ice cream business at seven. At 15, he opened a brick and mortar shop. Now, as a college student, he has even more plans.