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Finding Sacramento Podcast

A podcast about Sacramento entrepreneurs, musicians, artists, and chefs and how they found their ‘roots’ in the City of Trees.
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Sep 25, 2017

Nathan sits down with Eli Mazahreh of Maza Hummus for the 50th episode of the Finding Sacramento podcast. They chat about growing up in Jordan, what business lessons he learned from his entrepreneur mom, why he bought into the American dream and why he believes it is still possible for many Americans, how his vision of being an entrepreneur changed after receiving his MBA, what he learned from the failure of his first business, why he left his job where he managed an 8 million sales quota annually to pivot to be an entrepreneur, how Maza Hummus was started, how to sell your craft products to grocery stores, and why Maza Hummus is different from the other hummus products out there.

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Sep 18, 2017

Nathan sits down with Cayla Jordan of Cayla Jordan TV and Creamy's by Cayla Jordan for the 49th episode of the Finding Sacramento podcast. They chat about Cayla's days of being an underground caramel corn runner in high school, how she hustled her caramel corn into grocery stores across California and why the business eventually ran into problems when trying to scale, why she ultimately pivoted to her specialty cheesecake business, the ins and outs of the production process for her YouTube channel, how her cookbook and YouTube channel is a form of marketing for her pop-ups Creamy’s by Cayla Jordan, and what she hopes Creamy’s by Cayla Jordan will ultimately look like in the future.

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes of the show each week!

Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Sacramento Facebook Page here or follow the show on Instagram here or Twitter here.

Sep 11, 2017

Nathan sits down with Chef Christopher Barnum-Dann of Localis for the 48th episode of the Finding Sacramento podcast. They chat about how Chris's construction business helped him as a restaurant owner and why he eventually gave up being an electrician, his days touring as a death metal musician and what his favorite food town was on tour, why he ultimately fell in love with fine dining, why he believes he can earn a Michelin Star at Localis within the next five years and what has to happen for Michelin to visit Sacramento, how his life changed after going from executive chef of Localis to executive chef and owner of Localis, how he thinks about his staff’s health and their happiness, and how Sacramento food’s scene can and should evolve.

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes of the show each week!

Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Sacramento Facebook Page here or follow the show on Instagram here or Twitter here.

Sep 4, 2017

Nathan sits down with photographer, filmmaker, bartender, and creator of the Sac Beer ShowJordan Steffen for the 47th episode of the Finding Sacramento podcast. They chat about growing up in Port Washington, Wisconsin, Jordan’s time as an architecture photographer, why Sac Beer Show was started and where Jordan hopes it eventually goes, what our favorite breweries are in Sacramento, why a lot of low quality craft beer finds its way to the market and how that problem will be eventually solved, what it means to be a creative in Sacramento, whether or not its ridiculous to take Tim Ferriss’s 4 Hour Chef advice to smell your dinner plates in public to refine your palate, and why his biggest fear is not following through on things he wants to try.

Be sure to subscribe to the podcast via iTunes here to get new episodes of the show each week!

Oh and if you are feeling super nice like the Finding Sacramento Facebook Page here or follow the show on Instagram here or Twitter here.

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