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Sandy Korem is the Founder and CEO of Festive Kitchen in Dallas, TX. Sandy was a nurse long before she was the CEO of a catering company. She left a nursing career because of the hours and raised two kids. Then she began catering. She began in 1991 by baking brownies in a 100 sq. ft. commissary kitchen for a burger joint. Around 1996 was when she had her first true catering experience cooking for 100 people at a house party. She then moved on to a 1,400 sq. ft. kitchen and grew her business. In 2011 she created a separate retail space for selling her baked goods. Today, Festive Kitchen has 4 locations and 2 of them are retail locations.

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Show notes…

Calls to ACTION!!!

Favor success quote/mantra:

  • "Don't panic; punt."

In this episode with Sandy Korem we will discuss:

  • Catering
  • Starting with no experience
  • Starting small
  • A first catering experience
  • Experiencing an egg recall for thousands of products
  • Budget
  • Packaging
  • Systems!

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