We talk about steps to take to start a pizza business and share the struggles of a home cook! Listen in on this awesome episode!
Elise: Food for me? I want to feed the world. Like, that's what I want to do. I want to make people happy. I want to feed them. I love to cook. I love to eat food. I love to try new restaurants. It’s just, I'm one of those people.
Eidref: Thank you so much for tuning in to the What's Good Dough podcast. I hope you enjoy it. And I hope you share it. If you want to get in touch with me, follow us on Instagram. Remember to always ask what's happening, what's good dough? It's your boy Eidref. How y'all doing? How y'all doing? I'm doing great in case any of you are wondering. Today we have an amazing episode with Elise from Elise's Pies. She's out in Alameda, California and she is a home cook. Cranking some Detroit style pizzas. We met on Instagram. She's doing some amazing things there. And we just talk about her wanting to start her restaurant, some of the steps she's taken now, and we talked about just, you know, being a home cook, and the struggles of it all. So sit back, relax and enjoy the show. And remember to always ask, What's Good Dough? Thank you very much for joining me today. How are you doing?
Elise: I'm good. Thanks for having me.
Eidref: Awesome. Of course, if you could just go ahead and give the audience a brief introduction about yourself.
Elise: So my name is Elise, I live in the East Bay. I want to open a restaurant. I'm actually working on opening a restaurant but you know, this whole pandemic puts everything on hold. I was starting my business plan. I love pizza. I love to cook. I cook anything everything. But nothing's better than fresh baked pizza.
Eidref: I 100% agree. I mean aside from it being like the best freshly baked, what is it about pizza that made you say I want to start a pizza restaurant?
Elise: Honestly, I swear it's the dough, like just the smell of fresh baked bread. I feel like draws anyone in. And honestly like I live in Alameda, but I, you know, right next to Oakland. So there's no good place here to get like a thick Detroit style pizza. And so I mean, you can go to like little Caesars, but that's not the same. And I mean, I do go to San Francisco and they do have amazing deep Detroit style pizzas. But…