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_ENTREPRENEURS 1/24/2014 @ 2:00PM 1,918 views
First Love, Then Business
Starting a new business is tough enough, but when your business partner is also your new romantic partner, it gets doubly complicated. In this week’s profile, I looked at how the founders of vegan food company, Chickpea & Olive, met while working for one restaurant, decided they were meant for each other and then stepped out on their own, together.
Who are the principals in your partnership and what is the name of your company?
My name is Danielle Ricciardi and my partner’s name is Daniel Strong. Our vegan company, Chickpea & Olive, serves local fare at food markets and events.
How did your partnership start?
We met in 2010 at Dell'Anima in Manhattan. Daniel was a sous chef and I was working as a bartender and server. We started dating in the winter 2011 and by the summer of that year Dan had quit his job at one of NYC’s hottest restaurants and we were on our way trying to figure out what exactly we were doing. And that is how Chickpea & Olive was born!
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