Shelly, a single parent and first-generation Jamaican American, launched her business, 2Girls & A Cookshop, from her home with her teenage daughter. Her business goals were humble and ambitious at the same time. She wanted to find a way to move production to a commercial kitchen space to ensure more consistent income for her family, […]
Jesebel Gumogda, a pastry chef and owner of Pure Confections, was steadily building her business and establishing a legacy for her family as a member of Hot Bread Kitchen—until the pandemic hit. Read about the support and connections Hot Bread Kitchen was able to provide that have helped Jesebel weather the storm.
Jesebel shares her experience of being a Filipina immigrant entrepreneur and creating a family legacy through her business.
It takes a phenomenal product to make it onto the shelves at Whole Foods Market—but it takes more than that to get your brand flying off their shelves. On April 20, 2021 Whole Foods Market and Hot Bread Kitchen shared technical details and support to help small business owners optimize sales and ensure success. John […]
Growing operations by partnering with a co-packer is a great way to scale your packaged goods business. Get tips from Hot Bread Kitchen and Brewing the American Dream.
Few chefs capture the variety and singularity of African diasporic cuisines as deftly as Chef Lexis Gonzalez, founder and owner of Lady Lexis Sweets, an East Harlem-based business making sweet and savory foods. Chef Lexis’s Boricua-Geechee dishes are not only a reflection of her family’s roots in Puerto Rico and the low country of the […]