Restaurant Unstoppable with Eric Cacciatore

Sam Fore is the chef and Owner of Tuk Tuk Sri Lankan Bites and Tuk Tuk Snack Shop. Sam went to school for marketing and studied consumer behavior. She did web design for Boston restaurants, including those owned by past guest Jamie Bissonnette, before moving to Lexington,KY. There she began cooking Sri Lankan food (she is first-generation Sri Lankan). She hosted brunches for about six months around 2016 in her home on Sundays and hit a max attendance of 44. This became unsustainable, but she enjoyed it. She started doing pop ups in bars and became very popular. She eventually began doing pop ups all over the country and has gotten into recipe development. She just opened her first brick and mortar about 2 months prior to this podcast recording!

Check out episode 744 with Jamie Bissonnette as mentioned in today's episode!

Check out episode 1031 with Chef Nok as mentioned in today's episode!

Favorite success quote/mantra:

  • "Work hard and be nice to people."

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