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EATYALL: Chefs Go Behind the Scenes at Farms, hosted by Andy Chapman


Nov 17, 2020

In an engaging episode, meet Chef Kisha Moore, solopreneur, owner and head chef at Hummingbird Macarons & Desserts, who joins us on location at Richlands Dairy Farm in Blackstone, VA. with her team. This powerhouse of a woman serves up delicate and oh-so-delicious French macarons in harmonizing flavors like Rosewater, Black Pepper Raspberry and Peanut Butter Maple Bacon and has been nationally recognized as a “Top Female Leader Making Moves in the Southeast” by Ladders. With over 20 years of experience in the culinary field, this passionate entrepreneur has loads to offer on getting off the ground with your business and leading a team well!

Join Andy and Kisha on the show today, as they talk dairy, honey, toasted almonds, walnuts, pecans, dried cherries, fresh strawberries and elderflower mousseline! Kisha also shares her dig for the best honey, dealing with unexpected ingredient price hikes, business amid COVID, and also the wonderful bond she’s developed with her team and how she’s accomplished that result - and learn how to do this for yourself, too.

Sneak Peek:

  • Kisha discusses her annual budget for ingredients, saying, “You can control costs very differently than you can when you have a restaurant.” [3:44] 
  • Kisha shares the recipe for her mouth-watering ice-cream sandwiches! [6:27] 
  • Kisha’s visit to the Richland Farms left her with a greater appreciation of the process of a dairy farm and how they take care of the animals. [8:50] 
  • Talking honey - Kisha on her search for “the liquid gold.” [11:13] 
  • Kisha shares her “devastating losses” and explains how to navigate business ups and downs. [18:05] 
  • Kisha is a soaring solopreneur and talks of the wonderful support her team offers.  [19:57] 
  • Kisha answers some fun and quick questions from Andy during the infamous EATYALL Lightning Round. [23:57]
  • Finally, Kisha explains why Oprah Winfrey is her "role-model." [25:11] 

 

Reference Links:
The Dairy Alliance: https://thedairyalliance.com
Richlands Dairy Farm: http://richlandscreamery.com

Find Family Farms:

-Website: https://findfamilyfarms.com
-Facebook: https://facebook.com/findfamilyfarms
-Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/findfamilyfarms 

Connect with Kisha:
Website: http://www.hummingbirdmacarons.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kisha-moore-3b566ab
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hummingbirdMacarons
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hummingbirdmacarons 

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The EATYALL Podcast is hosted by Andy Chapman, Chief Relationship Officer and founder of EATYALL. EATYALL helps food farmers and artisan food makers connect to chefs and consumers who are looking for better ingredients. EATYALL is the creator and host of EATYALL Chef Camps, an immersive, overnight experience for professional chefs who want to learn more about where their ingredients come from, want to discover new, better ingredients and rejuvenate in a collaborative environment with other like-minded chefs.