I was invited to speak at TimeOut Talks this week with Angela Hui last night about being a New Food Entrepreneur. Sat alongside Polly Chan, a professional baker of and Shuko Oda of Koya, the famous cool udon noodle joint - I definitely had imposter syndrome.
We shared our experiences of starting meal kit businesses over lockdown; all with very different backgrounds, experiences and challenges. The clear winners for challenges were logistics and food packaging (in case you're curious). What stood out the most for all of us was our passion for our products.
The last time I spoke to an audience was over Zoom in March last year as a lawyer, on something along the lines of “An Introduction to English Employment Law” in Japanese, so it was a proud “pinch me” moment to be able to reflect and share all that we've achieved to date.
I'm still continuously learning, which I also shared in this Talk, but stay tuned for an Insta Live happening soon where I'll share what I've learned in case any of you have a dream to start your own food business.
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