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Spotlight: Vend Lease

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Vend Lease is the leader in helping new restaurant venues get approval for machinery and other restaurant equipment. They provide help with restaurants that need new POS systems, restaurant equipment, and surveillance equipment. They are designed to meet your needs specifically, their technique to getting you approved is a fast and flexible process. Being a direct lender, they have a niche for hospitality. We had the pleasure of interviewing Eric Chesser, who has worked for Vend Lease for about six years. He works with mostly new businesses and helps them get approved for financing. His favorite part of the business...

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Spotlight: Stax Ice Cream

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Frozen Academy had the pleasure of interviewing Vida Feng, one of the owners of Stax Ice Cream in New York City. A Baruch College graduate, she started making ice cream in college with co-owner Sophie Gao. After being encouraged by friends and family to pursue their passion, they finally decided to open up a store of their own. Being open for a little over a year and a half they have garnered much success. What sets their venue apart from the competition is their unique array of flavors. Being Asian-American, they like to combine flavors from both backgrounds. For example,...

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Troubleshooting With A Stoelting?

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Spotlight: B Chill Lemonade

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Slices Concession sat down with the B Chill Lemonade team just days ahead of the grand opening of their first storefront at the Hickory Ridge Mall in Memphis, Tennessee. The lemonade has become quite popular in the town and its CEO is just ten years old! At age six Kinyah Briggs-Bean was challenged by her dad to start a company by age ten and she did not disappoint. The family considered helping her start a Baskin Robbins but it was not launched. In January, 2017 while living in Jackson, Mississippi, one afternoon Kinyah found her lemonade to be gone. It...

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Spotlight: Green Mountain Flavors

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  Slices Concession sat with Stan Sitton from Green Mountain Flavors. The company started in 1992 to address a market need for better-tasting all-natural flavors and extracts. They currently have a broad spectrum of flavors ranging from almond to peppermint. Their products can be used to flavor ice cream and most other frozen desserts including frozen drinks. Sitton bought the company in 2005 because he saw hope for the product line. Sitton noted several factors that differentiate Green Mountain Flavors from its competition. First, it was likely the first flavor manufacturer to focus solely on all-natural flavors and extracts. Second, besides its products being...

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