How One Food Blogger Crafts Mouth-Watering Stories

Aside from her passion for food, Jennifer Lam has a knack for telling brands’ stories.

Back in the day of weblogs, Jennifer noticed that her food recommendations were highly sought after. So she created I Ate My Way Through. Today, the site has over 15 contributors and is a go-to destination for everything food and travel. Apart from blogging, Jennifer is also the founder of The Bamboo Garden, a digital agency that helps small businesses succeed online.

Read on to discover this Australian entrepreneur’s top tips for aspiring founders. Don’t forget to check out her page and learn more about her company.

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How One Chef Ignored The No’s + Found Her Passion

Jenny Dorsey has heard “no” more than once in her life.

But what’s so special about Jenny is that she’s ignored those no’s. After some time as a management consultant, Jenny dove head first into food and hasn’t looked back. Currently a chef and culinary consultant in New York City, Jenny is pursuing her dreams. She runs an underground restaurant with her husband and has even recently appeared on The Food Network.

We talked to Jenny about where and when her love of food started and got her three tips for any aspiring food entrepreneurs. Check out Jenny’s page and visit her website to discover more about her world of food.

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How One World Traveler Innovates Food and Wearable Technology

When Sonia Hunt faces an obstacle, she builds a solution that helps others overcome it.

Growing up with food allergies, Sonia noticed the lack of information for herself and others who love food but need to be careful about what they eat. Sonia filled this gap by creating her own food and wellness blog, where she shares her experiences traveling the world and indulging in rich foods.

Aside from the food space, Sonia is also innovating wearable technology. Her company Neyya is a ring that gives you control over your laptop, phone and other devices. In our interview, Sonia shares the idea behind Neyya and how her team created the product in an unlikely place, her passions for building relationships and how she stays inspired.

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How One Food Entrepreneur Stays Inspired And Keeps a Clear Head

Lisa Q. Fetterman is helping people cook smarter.

Lisa is the founder of Nomiku, a sous vide tool that cooks vacuum-sealed food in low temperature water. With Nomiku, you can control the temperature of your food and create perfectly cooked dishes without the effort.

Lisa successfully runs her own business by mastering the art of approaching challenges with a clear head. Her secrets include travel and regular exercise, although Lisa doesn’t believe in work-life balance. Lisa advocates for “doing what you want.”

In our interview, Lisa gives us a taste of a day in her life and describes a dream project. She also shares 5 guidelines for aspiring women founders, including what she considers to be a critical exercise for personal and professional growth.

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How One Founder’s Changing How We Think About Food

Although Naz Riahi doesn’t consider herself a “foodie,” she’s making waves in the food industry.

Together with her business partner, Emily Schildt (also interviewed on our blog), she co-founded Bitten, a food conference that focuses on food in the context of technology, pop culture and the environment.

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Bloggers and Digital Marketers: Staff Picks

This week we explore the digital space through the eyes of talented marketers and bloggers.

From speaking to teaching to personal blogging, these community members not only possess the skills they need to be leaders in their field but are also dedicated to helping others. Although Michael, Amanda, Pete and Pam are at different junctures in their careers, they all share a love of communicating online and engaging with people.

Michael Tzortzakis, who heads off this post, is a trilingual (fluent in English, German and Greek) blogger living in Germany. Michael writes a powerful blog about his journey overcoming alcohol addiction that he embeds on his page.

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One Food Entrepreneur Who’s Not Turning Back

Emily Schildt’s got everyone talking about food.

And it’s a pretty powerful conversation. Emily’s interested in food as it relates to personal identity– specifically how the food choices we make are reflections of who we are.

As Emily explains in our interview, the food space is changing–it’s being disrupted–and the future of food is going to depend on the quality of our conversations about it. Enter Bitten. Emily co-founded Bitten with her close friend Naz Riahi to bring together thought-leaders and innovators in the food space and discuss food as it relates to politics, art, culture and the environment.

Read on to learn how Emily’s perspective on eating shifted from vanity-driven to pleasure-seeking, why she encourages other founders to find a great partner and how she embraces awkward moments that push her out of her comfort zone and allow her to truly excel.

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