Madison Magazine Holiday 2020 - Page 28

Your title : Owner / Baker at Chaos Confections Bakery . Years at current business : I started my in-home bakery business in 2018 .

Leah Lowe retail bakeries .

Biggest challenge in your industry : My biggest challenge is owning a small business and competing with the
Best part of working in Madison County : The best part of being a businesswoman in Madison County is the hometown feel . When working with customers it is personal , many become very good friends , it is so much more than a business transaction . I am creating cakes , cookies , and so much more for personal events such as birthdays , anniversaries , retirement parties , and more . I am creating cakes , cookies , and lasting memories .
PREPARATION : Prepare white cake mix per directions on box . Remove from oven , allow to cool about 5 minutes . Poke holes in cake . Pour sweet condensed milk and cream of coconut on cake filling in poked holes . Allow to cool completely . Cover with cool whip . Top with coconut . Keep refrigerated until ready to serve . For variety , try devil ’ s food cake mix .
Your title : I am the owner of Bottles and Cases liquor store , Mother and Daughter ’ s catering , Vintage 18 Eatery and Bar and also Sizzlin ’ and Sauced food truck Years at current business : I ’ ve been in the business for over 25 years , I owned my first restaurant at the age of 20 .

Brandi Bowles

Biggest challenge in your industry : The restaurant business is a tough business in general but with COVID-19 it has been extra hard . When you own your own business it takes a lot of hard work and dedication . Some weeks I work about 80 hours between all of the businesses but it ’ s well worth it !
PREPARATION : Take a stick of butter , salt , pepper , garlic and a 1 / 2 can of beer add a turkey breast to you crock pot and everything listed above , cook for 9-10 hours on low . Best turkey you will ever eat !
Best part of working in Madison County : Being an entrepreneur is in my blood and I love it . I love being in a small town , we get to know our regular customers and they become our family .
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