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Niyra\'s African Cuisine

Name: Nanga Achu

Location: greenwood, IN 

Type of Business:
We are a food catering business

What does your business do?
We specialize in African Cuisine with a combination of select Caribbean and Soul foods. Our menu includes and array of carefully selected and well seasoned meals. We are currently open and looking for new business. Book us for your party or event today

How Many People are in your Company?
my husband and I for now

Where's your office?
I have a kitchen space I rent out when I have to cook for events. Its nothing special

What's the toughest part of running your biz?
The long hours, the stress of finding customers and new business, the initial getting everything going. Its a long, hard, slow process

What's the most fun part?
Being able to do what I love, seeing the reactions on peoples faces when they eat, making others happy, calling my own shots, making my own schedule and being my own boss

Anything you would have done differently?
I would've probably gone to culinary school instead of college and started trying to own my own restaurant a long time ago.

What's next on the horizon for your biz?
I'm hoping to one day have my own physical location for the business.

What advice do you have for others?
Never give up, it gets hard but keep pushing and praying that one day things will get better.

How do you use Idea Cafe to help your biz?
I am not quite sure how to use it but I am hoping I can promote my business, learn some tips from existing owners, gain financing or whatever I can use to help me be more successful

School (where, still in school, degree)?
Bachelors degree in Business Administration/Marketing. Graduate certificate in Management

Favorite Food?
Fried rice

What are your pets' names?

Do any of these pets help with your biz?

Is there any one person or event in your life that led you to go into business for yourself?
My family motivate me to do what I love and to push to achieve my dreams

Contact Info:
Nanga Achu
1276 westminster row
greenwood, IN 46142



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