Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in food and beverage but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Maryna Staver, Founder of Staver LLC, located in Miami, FL, USA.

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

I'm a Private Chef with 17+ years of experience working for the families of Belarusian Forbes. I'm an expert in the field of:
• Healthy food
• Plant-based cooking
• Gluten-free and dairy-free cooking
• Vegetarian cuisine
• Vegan cuisine
• Juicy meat and fish
• Seafood
• Making dinners, lunches, and snacks. Home and theme parties. Creative salads, sauces, and soups. Flavorful plant-based dishes and fish/seafood. High experience in how to choose proper ingredients.

Tell us about yourself

Cooking is my love; my job is my hobby. My mission is to help people become successful through their food culture. This means not only to feed people but also to teach them to enjoy delicious dishes. I want people to eat tasty and beautiful food, not fast food!

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

It is very difficult to surprise people who travel a lot, try different cuisines, and have the opportunity to try the most expensive dishes. I like to make bright emotions out of simple things. I consider it a great achievement when my guests come back again and again.

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

It's difficult to take the first step when you have to change your habits and do something differently.

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

Do not be afraid; try again and again. The one who does nothing does not make mistakes.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Be positive, and the universe will help you.

Where can people find you and your business?


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