All posts tagged: family business

Feastly + Project Open Hand Present Entrepreneurs in Food

Feastly and Project Open Hand are launching a partnership April 17th – May 15th that will included five public events centered around food entrepreneurs. Proceeds will go towards Project Open Hand’s mission in serving healthy and fresh meals to the ill and elderly in the SF Bay Area. Some of the most talented and passionate individuals in the food entrepreneur space, such as: Iso Rabins of Forage SF, Sadie Scheffer of BreadSRSLY, food blogger and photographer Alanna Taylor-Tobin, Marisa Voorhees a gluten free chef and health coach, and Dario Barbone of Baia Pasta are joining forces for this series of collaborative community food events. The panelists will be on hand to tell their stories and answer questions, providing their savvy tips and know-how on the ins and outs of launching and succeeding at a food business. Space is limited, so hurry! Reserve your seat at https://eatfeastly.com/foodentrepreneurs/; first event will be held tomorrow April 17th at 7pm, and every Thursday thereafter in the Mission through May 15th. See schedule of speakers below and see you there! *If you are a food entrepreneur and would …

Feastly’s Food Entrepreneurs Series: Jess Nguyen of Bicycle Bánh Mi

 Today we welcome Jess Nguyen to share her story of how she went from financial analyst in downtown cable car laden San Francisco to distributing delicious street food from the back of her bicycle in and around the Mission. Jess was the first speaker at our Food Entrepreneurs Series – a Feastly initiative to celebrate our community and incredible roster of talented cooks and innovators. She shares her story below.  Why are you a food entrepreneur? When I was in grade school, kids used to look inside my lunchbox and get so jealous of what my Mother made for me. 20 years later, not much has changed. I can make my own lunch, but my Mother’s cooking is still unbeatable. My Mother, Kim, is my inspiration and working with her has allowed us to pursue this food venture in San Francisco. She has an intuition for Vietnamese flavors and ingredients that go beyond anyone I have ever met. While I’m very driven by the challenges and opportunities from starting a food business – at the end of the day, much of the credit belongs to her. …