Category: Food

How To Open A Restaurant With Style & Grace

This a fantastic episode for so many reasons. Ever wondered what its like to be an Apprentice candidate? April spills the beans in this episode and reveals how she used her experience to crack on with her latest restaurant venture. Enjoy!

In this episode we cover:

  • April’s background.
  • The apprentice experience and lessons taken.
  • April’s blog and work in Jamaica
  • Three little birds
  • April’s take on Caribbean food
  • Her advice for anyone opening and running a restaurant.
  • Her next step.

April Jackson’s Bio

Raised by an entrepreneurial father and self-made man with interests in shipping, remittances, and property, who built his business with a strong work ethic and tenacity, 26-year-old entrepreneur April Jackson was a champion of Jamaica long before she was crowned a beauty queen and Miss Jamaica Universe in 2008.

April’s founding of one of Brixton’s most desirable eateries, Three Little Birds, since appearing on BBC’s Apprentice is not unexpected. Boasting delectable Jamaican cuisine small-plates style, rum-based cocktails and an array of the island’s condiments, coffee, and clothing, it is far from a typical Caribbean haunt.

Well known on the social scene for her friendships with Jamaica’s jet-set (Usain Bolt and Shaggy are pals) April’s model past is only one facet of the entrepreneur’s personality. Founder of foodie blog TheYummytruth.com in which April shares her food adventures and Jamaican inspired recipes, at just 26 April is the foodie entrepreneur to watch – and determined to make Jamaican food a firm fixture on the UK palate.

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How To Lead An Alcohol Free Revolution

Another fantastic interview with a trailblazer highlighting the many female founders leading the way in the drinks sector. Laura’s shares some gems from her years of campaigning experience.

Laura Willoughby MBE is a political campaigner by background, she even chaired the licensing committee in Islington for a number of years and ran the bank switching campaign Move your Money. She set up Club Soda to support a growing number of people who are looking to change their drinking habits to improve their health.

In this episode we cover:

  • What the mindful drinking festival is all about and how it started
  • Laura’s political background and how she’s used it to grow her startup
  • The ups and downs of growing a start-up
  • How to get and leverage media attention
  • How collaborations, networking, and partnerships have helped Club Soda
  • Why you should attend the mindful drinking festival

Thank you for listening!

Maybe you’re struggling to be more visible so you can be recognized as an expert in your field. Or has your business blog, podcast or vlog gone stale or become irregular?

That’s where I come in!

  • I offer content audit, creation and editing services.
  • I also provide packages for entrepreneurs and businesses who want more visibility, influence, and impact on their industry. Drop me an email info@femalefoodpreneurcollective.com to book a free consultation call.
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