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Posts by Paul T. Shafer

Austin From Scratch, Episode #23: Veronica Garza, Co-Founder of Siete Family Foods

Austin From Scratch is our favorite series on the blog and involves Owen (age 11) and Malia (age 9) interviewing local entrepreneurs who have created a thriving business here in the heart of Texas.  For this session, we sat down with Veronica Garza, Co-Founder of Siete Family Foods.  We choose Siete because we love, love, love their tortillas and just can’t get enough of their chips.  We hope you enjoy! Read more

Austin From Scratch, Episode #22: Matt Allen, Founder of CoffeeShark

Austin From Scratch is our favorite series on the blog and involves Owen (age 11) and Malia (age 9) interviewing local entrepreneurs who have created a thriving business here in the heart of Texas.  For this session, we sat down with Matt Allen, Founder of CoffeeShark.  We choose CoffeeShark because they recently opened shop in our part of town and we now have quick and easy access to quality caffeine and hot chocolate and milkshakes and beer and wine and… (I think you get the picture).  We hope you enjoy! Read more

Austin From Scratch, Episode #21: Michael Landa, Founder of Nulo Pet Food

Austin From Scratch is our favorite series on the blog and involves Owen (age 11) and Malia (age 9) interviewing local entrepreneurs who have created a thriving business here in the heart of Texas.  For this session, we sat down with Michael Landa, Founder of Nulo Pet Food.  We choose Nulo because our puppy, Izzy, loves her Salmon & Pea recipe and we can see her getting bigger, faster and stronger every day.  We hope you enjoy! Read more

Someday, Episode #31: (Kindness) Philanthropist, Leon Logothetis

Welcome to Someday, where we interview interesting people from around the world to learn about how they make a living.  We call it Someday because one day our creative kids may elect to pursue a career in one of these fields.  In the upcoming months, we’ll learn: How to become a Hotelier, the best thing about being a Sushi Chef and the most challenging thing about being a Mountain Climber.  Who knows…we might even talk a little ice cream as well.  We hope you enjoy! Read more

Austin From Scratch, Episode #20: Hobson Brown & Billy Nachman, Co-Founders of Criquet Shirts

Austin From Scratch is our favorite series on the blog and involves Owen (age 11) and Malia (age 9) interviewing local entrepreneurs who have created a thriving business here in the heart of Texas.  For this session, we sat down with Hobson Brown & Billy Nachman, Co-Founders of Criquet Shirts.  We choose Criquet because their shirts seem to be everywhere you turn these days and what better way to learn more about them than to go straight to the source.  We hope you enjoy! Read more