Monday, May 9, 2011

Interview with Brian from A Thought for Food

I thought it would be fun to interview fellow bloggers who have followed their dreams and started Entrepreneurial ventures one such blogger is the sweet Brian from A Thought for Food, a great Boston based blog with amazing photography. I meet him through twitter and was impressed with his business idea and wish him all the success in the World.

I have started to offer social media coaching and handling social media for folks after what I have learned from blogging and have an iphone recipe app. The sweet Megan from Kitsch in the Kitchen who started a business selling wonderful aprons on etsy often custom made, I have a Paris inspired one. Also Kim from the The Ungourmet has started a cupcake academy business teaching kids to bake in their homes :-) I simply adore folks who follow their hearts and have the guts to start a business. Stay tuned for an interview with more folks and if you would like to be featured drop me a line :-)

1. How long have you been blogging and what prompted you to start?

A Thought For Food came about in the Spring of 2009.  It started because I had a number of family members and friends who would ask me for recipes.  And what began as a kind of public forum to share my favorite dishes quickly grew into something entirely different.  I saw from my readers that everyone had a deep connection to food and to the cooking process. That's what I love about writing about food... that I not only get to share my own experiences, but I get to hear stories from my readers about how they relate to each recipe.

2. Tell us a little about yourself, where your from, work, anything you would like to share...

I grew up in New Jersey, but I now live in Boston with my husband and our dog, Maki.  I work in the office of a catering company, but my primary task is to work with customers to develop menus for their events.

3. You recently started a photography business tell us more....

I decided at the beginning of this year that I wanted to promote my photography work. Eventually I would love to do food photography full time, but it's a slow process. I've been focusing my time at building relationships with different institutions, and I've enjoyed it immensely.

Brian is a Boston-based food photographer and writer.  He is the creator of the food blog, A Thought For Food, a collection of recipes, personal anecdotes, and historical information pertaining to cooking.
His photographs are available to view on his site, Brian Samuels Photography.  Brian's work has also been featured on Saveur, The Kitchn, Tastespotting, and FoodGawker.

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