The Entrepreneurs

Stories behind the food we love.
anthony brown

Reviving Portland’s Food Scene, One Dish at a Time

By Hailey Wilson

Anthony Brown is all about second chances. As a man with prior justice system involvement, he hires chefs in the same boat to run his successful food restaurant.

Jeff Yoskowitz _ Zach Ranen

From Finance To Cookies: This Wharton Grad Turned his Eye Toward the Dough

By Allanah Dykes

Business Solutions 101: When you can’t stop thinking about dessert, found a company with a healthier alternative.

Joel and Brett

Two Men and a Garden: Relishing Nature’s Bounty

By Amanda Mactas

When these two neighbors merged their St. Louis backyard patches, a salsa and pickle company was born.

jen and team

Fresh From the Fields to Your Local PA Shipping Container

By Kristina Martin

Farmer x Baker is serving up farm fresh dishes outside of Pittsburgh, PA.

jeff in the gelato truck

Bontà Gelato – A Little Bit of Something Good

By Marc Cuenco

This Bend, Oregon Couple folds the flavors of Thailand, Zanzibar and India into the creamy fresh goodness of their artisan gelato.

David and Kerry

Boozy Balls Serves Up Cookies with a Kick

By LA Bourgeois

This retired military couple invented their next chapter from their pantry and the bar. It now ships to 45 states.

nari and aldo

A Marriage of Korean and Mexican Flavors Set This San Antonio Bakery Apart

By Sarah Strong

Nari Hodges and Aldo Cortes put their heritage and love for sweets to work at Ooyoo Pan, where Korea meets Mexico in a culinary surprise.

Niki With Beeline Bagels Cart

Beeline Bagels Puts the NY in These Atlanta Bagels

By Allanah Dykes

Raised on New York’s finest, Niki Hetchkop brought the recipes from Brooklyn and put them on a rolling Atlanta cart.

hana and nile

Take the Pilgrimage to Holey Grail Donuts

By Breanna Rose

Long waits, live DJs and a sacred ingredient: This is the story behind the brother-and-sister owned donut-pleasing empire.