“It was during the floods of 2013 in India, while spearheading the relief campaigns, that I realized that I wanted to drive the social change that transforms disparities into better, sustainable balances.”
“I realized that there weren’t caterers or restaurants that knew how to fill this particular need, so I was determined to change that.”
“Success to me is being able to pay my bills and be happy doing what I am doing.”
“I wasn’t a 9-5 job kind of person and wanted to do something on my own and in simple words, I wanted to be the boss!”
“The concept of GharKaAahar came from the idea of empowering these home-makers, so that they can showcase their culinary creativity and also make some additional income.”
“A balanced life and a happy family makes you successful.”
“People inadvertently tend to eat outside food, daily, as they don’t have time and energy to cook for themselves.”
Melanie Moss of confectionery Mini Melanie was destined to be a chef. It just took her awhile to walk down that path.
“Today I stand tall in the crowd, and proudly say, yes I am a proud single mother, dear daughter, a good human being and strong woman who lives life on her own terms. Today I am an Entrepreneur.”
“I now had a mission: create a delicious healthy snack, allergy conscious, and easy to transport.”
Samantha Stephens, founder of OatMeals in New York, is warming bellies and hearts while realizing her long-held dream of transforming oats into an all-day dish.
“I grew up baking with my grandma, often trying on her jewelry in between popping a cake in the oven. Just like her recipes, each of my grandmother’s jewels had a story behind them that she shared with me during those precious moments we spent together in the kitchen.”
“I was already a competent cook, so I taught myself how to make food that was properly balanced and then wanted to share it. It’s been quite a journey so far.”
La Cocina in San Francisco is helping working-class immigrants and women of color launch food-focused ventures.
“I define success by happiness. In order to be successful, I feel you have to be happy with what you are doing.”