In this series, ActionCOACH Mary Ann Hauser (MAH) and team virtually sit down with business owners to learn how they are working through COVID-19. Check out their inspiring stories for tips on how to cope with and successfully recover from this pandemic as well as ideas on how to avoid making common mistakes. And be sure to look at special offers from these businesses – we can all use a little extra help right now!
CP: Coach Beverly Kiser-Nutt
DH: Deandra Hairston, Triton Catering & Creations
CP: What do you do? For how long?
DH: I have been a personal chef and caterer for 10 years!
CP: Who is your best customer?
DH: Luxury wedding coordinators, corporations, and high end clients in need of a personal chef for up to 3 days.
CP: How had COVID-19 affected your business?
DH: Largest impact on the business has been the restriction on mass gatherings such as weddings, birthdays, and bridal/baby showers.
CP: What are some actions you had to put in place because of the Pandemic?
DH: We started offering to-go package meals for essential workers. We wanted to offer some healthy meals. We offered packaged meals for drop off and pick up.
CP: Do you have any special offers you'd like to share?
DH: Offering our private chef services in creating a luxury style meal. We also have personal chef services for up to 3 days. We are also offering virtual cooking classes!
CP: What is most inspiring to you today?
DH: I have found that bonding with my family has been great. I have been taking a lot of time to spend more time with son Jaden who is 3 years old and my 9 year old daughter Jordan. I have had to take on the role of teacher and being home with them. Inspiring my daughter to become a business owner and hearing that she one day wants to start her own business is amazing!
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