Guests: Laurel Mintz of Elevate My Brand and Julie Busha of Slawsa
Co-host: Ryan Costigan of the GRA
Laurel Mintz – Managing Director at Elevate My Brand
Elevate My Brand (EMB) is a boutique marketing company dedicated to elevating food, wine and retail brands globally. Their purpose is to bring new passions and flavors into people’s lives through food, wine and fashion. EMB dedicates themselves to this goal by helping new and existing brands develop and implement full circle marketing plans to successfully grow their company or product. Whether you are re-branding, taking your first steps into online marketing and social media, launching a new brand or product, or are in need of high-level brand strategy, EMB has a tasty team on board hungry to help! Laurel is the Manager Director, and shares lots of critical info about marketing restaurants in today’s world.
Julie Busha, Founder and CEO of Slawsa
Julie is creating a whole new food category! And so far, she is doing great. Already in 4200 grocery stores, including Wal-mart, Julie introduced Slawsa, the condiment that may just change your life, in late 2011. Just a year and a half later, Slawsa can now be found nationwide and is still growing. Julie owns and manages every facet of the business. Slawsa is a cross between a slaw and salsa and is great atop anything grilled, or even as a dip for tortilla chips. Cool and crisp, Slawsa is addictive. What a great startup story! See more of Julie here….
Ryan Costigan of the Georgia Restaurant Association and Co-host
The Voice for Georgia’s Restaurants and the GRA Membership Manager,Ryan has worked his way up to occasional co-host! Today, he updates us on Food Safety Month, the GA PAC fundraiser at Canoe, and the GA PAC sporting clay fund raiser. And the latest on the work to return to the old liquor laws here in the City. Great stuff as always from the GRA.