Pooja Bavishi is the founder of Malai, the crazy-delicious, Indian-influenced ice cream .On this episode of ITS, Pooja and Ali discuss building a CPG brand at the same time as brick and mortar and catering businesses. They discuss the different types of entrepreneurs, what steps Pooja first took after she decided to bite the ice cream bullet, and why proving your concept is perhaps the most valuable time and money you can spend.

Join Heritage Radio Network on Monday, November 11th, for a raucous feast to toast a decade of food radio. Our tenth anniversary bacchanal is a rare gathering of your favorite chefs, mixologists, storytellers, thought leaders, and culinary masterminds. We’ll salute the inductees of the newly minted HRN Hall of Fame, who embody our mission to further equity, sustainability, and deliciousness. Explore the beautiful Palm House and Yellow Magnolia Café, taste and imbibe to your heart’s content, and bid on once-in-a-lifetime experiences and tasty gifts for any budget at our silent auction. Tickets available now at heritageradionetwork.org/gala.

Photo by Morgan Ione Yeager, commerical photography, advertising photography, NYC food Photographer, product photographer, ice cream photography, Malai Ice Cream

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