The Entrepreneurs

Stories behind the food we love.
chocolate ice cream

Cold Comfort from a James Beard Nominee

By Karen Watterson

A pandemic-thwarted baker turns to ice cream, using her culinary chops to create wild flavors at a Maine lakeside shack.

cam and hayley

Honeymoon Chocolates Is a Labor of Love

By Marc Cuenco

A college romance, a dorm kitchen and a box of cocoa nibs. Sweet beginnings for Missouri’s Honeymoon Chocolates.

Seasoned Delicious Foods - Relishes

Healing with Spices at Seasoned Delicious Foods

By Juan Diasgranados

A cardiac care nurse pivots to create healthy spices and sauces with a taste of the Caribbean in Ulster County, New York.

misha's cheeses

A Plant-Based Cheese Is Taking Los Angeles by Storm

By Hannah Sarraf

After years in the music business, Aaron Bullock and Ian Martin founded Misha’s Kind Foods, where charity and vegan cheese are more in tune with their passions.

Heather Jansz

Meet Minnesota’s Curry Diva. She Sings, too.

By Mia Salas

Heather Jansz has taken her passion for Sri Lankan cooking to the next level with pop-up “Diva dinners.” And if you’re lucky, that comes with a song.

dawn and family

Pies with a Purpose in Louisville, Kentucky

By Brionne Frazier

A nod to a grandmother’s legacy and input from friends and family led this early childhood specialist to a career in pies.

michael platt

Maryland High School Student Serves Up Desserts for a Good Cause

By Sophie Claman

Teen baker, entrepreneur and food justice advocate Michael Platt makes life a whole lot sweeter by using his talent in the kitchen for good.

shaun stoothoff

Couture and Cooking Define This Maine Chef

By Victoria Pardo

Cooking is an art. So is fashion. Maine’s Shaun Stoothoff does both.

korean corndog

Umbrella Bar is Bringing a Korean Night Market to an Atlanta Food Hall

By Sarah Strong

KSP Restaurant Group knows high concept Asian food. Their latest project is coming soon to the popular Ponce City Market.