Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in food and beverage but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Kat Vacharabul, Owner of Hangry Belly, located in Long Beach, CA, USA.

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

My business is Hangry Belly. My customers are mostly locals within the community.

Tell us about yourself

I started this business in 2020 during the pandemic. What keeps me going are all of my customers. The positive feedback, as well as regular patrons, makes me happy and keeps me passionate about what I do.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

My biggest accomplishment is balancing the business and being there as a support system for growth for some of my employees who want to become business owners themselves.

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

One of the hardest things as a business owner is getting people to understand how busy you are and that your lack of communication isn't personal.

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

Stay positive, stay humble, and stay hungry.

Where can people find you and your business?


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