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[SpotOn Series] How To Own a Restaurant That Doesn’t Own You With Hengam Stanfield
Restaurateur Hengam Stanfield is the Owner of Mattenga’s Pizzeria, a family-owned eatery in San Antonio, Texas. Hengam is a wife, mother of four, Iranian immigrant, and electrical engineer-cum-entrepreneur. With no prior experience in the food industry, she and her husband and business partner, Matt, increased sales six times in the last eight years. Hengam also hosts the Making Dough Show, a go-to podcast offering practical step-by-step training on day-to-day restaurant operations and how to grow sales. In this episode…
Dream careers have pros and cons, but what happens when the cons outweigh the pros?
For restaurant owner Hengam Stanfield, her dream job afforded her a healthy paycheck, a decent family lifestyle, and the ability to pay bills worry-free. On the other hand, Hengam was stressed, working long hours, and losing quality family time. So, what do you do when you reach a point of no return? You buy a restaurant, move to another state, and start from scratch. Want to know how this story ends?
Join host Chad Franzen of Rise25 in this episode of the SpotOn Series as he talks to Hengam Stanfield, Owner of Mattenga’s Pizzeria in San Antonio, Texas. Hengam discusses pivoting careers, purchasing and running a pizzeria without any restaurant experience, and the inspiration behind her podcast, the Making Dough Show.