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 […]
“Pig Pickin’ Cake is a traditional Southern dessert that is often eaten at BBQ (also known as “Pig Pickin’s”), picnics, and gatherings. A vanilla cake or yellow batter is blended with mandarin oranges, which help keep the cake moist and add a sweet citrus flavor. Once baked, the cake is traditionally topped with a whipped frosting […]