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Sam Silverman is the Founder of Bagelfest. Sam has always had a passion for bagels, as a kid, he practically lived off bagels! When this Worchester, MA native moved to Brooklyn and discovered there was no bagel fest... the seed was planted. What started with an Instagram account, @BrooklynBagelBlog, where Sam would review and rate bagel shops throughout New York City, evolved into @BagelFest, where Sam brings together and features the most well-known bagel shop in a given geographic area to celebrate bagels and compete for best bagel in that area. As of 2022 Sam was able to quick his corporate job and commit 100% to his passion, bagels.

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Show notes…

Calls to ACTION!!!

Favorite success quote or mantra:

  • "I am better today than I was yesterday, and I'll be better tomorrow than I was today."

In this episode with Sam Silverman we will discuss:

  • Food festivals
  • Radical truth and transparency
  • Communication
  • Finding yourself in the role of a "food critic"
  • Starting a food blog
  • Event planning
  • Scaling an event

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Instagram: @bagelfest or @brooklynbagelblog

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Huge thanks to Sam Silverman for joining me for another awesome episode. Until next time!

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