Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in food and beverage but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Elton Gray, Owner of Chef Gray LLC, located in Lemoore, CA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Private chef and catering service for personal or corporate events. We do all the shopping, cooking and cleaning. We work with our clients to customize a menu to suit their events.

Tell us about yourself

I've been cooking for about 20 years and now call California home. I've always found myself in the kitchen, at home, or on the job. Every time I stepped away from cooking, I seemed eager to return to the kitchen. So, I made it my profession.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

The ability to inspire others to keep growing, learn, and take a leap of faith and bet on themselves.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Don't be afraid to change and grow your business for the current times.
  2. Reinvent yourself.
  3. Get to know your audience.

Where can people find you and your business?


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