Listening to this podcast makes me feel loved. I can’t help but smile and feel inspired to go create the life of my dreams."
How can something you love become the most magical, delicious business of your dreams? Candace Nelson, cofounder of Sprinkles Cupcakes, Pizzana, CN2 Ventures, NYT bestselling author, exec producer & Sugar Rush judge didn’t expect her cupcake business to skyrocket when she began baking in her tiny West Hollywood kitchen. Multiple empires later, she’s now revealing […]
When you don’t feel “ready,” how do you take the next step forward? Candace Nelson, cofounder of Sprinkles Cupcakes, Pizzana, executive producer & judge on Netflix’s Sugar Rush, and podcast host had checked off all the boxes, only to realize that still didn’t guarantee job security or happiness. So she leaned into her love for […]
What’s the recipe to a thriving business that revolves around the simple, classic treat of a cupcake? Candace Nelson, co-founder of Sprinkles, Pizzana, pastry chef, podcaster, and Sugar Rush producer & judge never knew where her food entrepreneurship would take her when she started baking in her tiny condo kitchen. She shares how she […]
When you spend most of your life not knowing your passion, how is it possible to ever find your purpose? Greg Franklin, baker and founder of The Cheesecake Ninja was a failure in home ec, a bored factory worker, and a lost soul without a hobby that was worth pursuing. But when a picture […]
Susan Sarich, SusieCakes founder and EY’s 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year, bounced around jobs until she realized she was missing out on life’s milestones. So instead, she started a bakery to celebrate them. She shares her recipe for financially preparing your business, fighting rejection from 22 banks, spreading the word about your product, and […]
Pastry chef Greg Mindel was once a deli boy, an apprentice for famous chefs, and a sleepless croissant maniac – but now he’s the founder and owner of Neighbor Bakehouse, a flourishing bakery in San Francisco’s Dogpatch. How did working for free build his network? What did he need to get a bank loan, even […]