Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Michael Schultz, founder, and CEO of Infuse Hospitality, located in Chicago, IL, USA.

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

Infuse Hospitality is a company that can provide bespoke and authentic experiences at scale. Our expertise includes best-in-class food and beverage management, consulting, and bottom-up concept creation for clients throughout North America. From beverage carts to craft cafes, bars, full-service restaurants, entertainment experiences, amenity floors, corporate campus solutions, traditional retail solutions, and more, we create one-of-a-kind, completely customized concepts that suit your every need, only limited by the scope of imagination.

Tell us about yourself

I left my job days before the birth of my first child to begin my journey as an entrepreneur. My motivation is to make an impact on the lives of our people and their families, as well as the communities in which we operate. I am deeply committed to creating a lasting legacy for my children.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Having a positive impact on people and families through providing opportunity and a culture that prioritizes those things first.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

Tough decisions, time management, and filtering out the noise which distracts us from executing our strategic plans.

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

  1. Believe in yourself, or no one else will.
  2. Make sure you are doing it for the right reasons.
  3. Make a decision based on data, not emotion.

Where can people find you and your business?


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