(ALJAZIRAH ENTREPRENEUR) Why I delved into small chops biz- young CEO

(ALJAZIRAH ENTREPRENEUR) Why I delved into small chops biz- young CEO

In this interview, Osas Omorodion, CEO of SassieChops tells AljazirahNigeria the intricacies of small chops business in the Federal Capital Territory and inherent challenges. Excerpts-

Interview By Amina Isah

Can you tell us a little about yourself?

I am Osas Omorodion, CEO of SassieChops. Everyone calls me Phranka. I am the first of three girls, a graduate of Economics from the University of Abuja.

What motivated you towards this business?

SassieChops is just one of the many things I feel passionate about. As an Economist, I’m all about wealth creation and it doesn’t hurt that I love to work my way in the kitchen.

What are the challenges you face in this line of business?

There are lots of competition in the small-chops industry. You have to constantly stay creative and come up with signature dishes that appeal to your customers while still maintaining decent pricing considering the state of things in the economy.

For how long have you been into this business?

Only a few years.

In five years to come where do you see yourself?

In major cities around the country, with a larger work force. And tons and tons of signature recipes to the Sassie chops arsenal. I’m not only concerned with growing the business and garnering recognition; it is very important to me that Sassie chops becomes an outlet to touching lives. I see us creating a food outlets that feeds the poor, visits the sick, and more.

I’m hoping that in five years, we at Sassie chops would create a health outlet for people struggling with issues such as diabetes, hypertension, weight loss, and more.

 What is your advice to the youths and upcoming entrepreneurs?

Never give up on your dreams, don’t be afraid to dream big. Be open to failure, it’s a learning tool. Understand that you can’t do it alone. You need all the help you can get so surround yourself with a team best suited to you. Be open to criticism but don’t take it personally, you can’t always please everybody.

If people want to get in touch with you, how will they be able to reach you?

SassieChops is on every social media site. Facebook, Instagram @sassiechops. 09055770434

 

 

 

aljazirah adverts


follow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng
Like us on Facebook @aljazirahnewsng

Share This:

Related Posts

Grace Mugabe leaves South Africa, no assault charge South African authorities have allowed Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe return to Harare, without pressing the charge of assault against her. Zimbabwe media confirmed Grace’s arrival in Harare, a week after a 20-year-old model, Gabriella Engels, accused her of assault in an upmarket Johannesbur...
How Nigerian govt, states shared N2.56 trillion in six month... The federal government, thirty-six states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have so far shared the sum of N2.56 trillion in the first half of 2017 from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), an investigation by Economic Confidential has revealed. The report by...
Kogi govt declares public holiday over Buhari’s return Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has declared Monday, August 21 as public holiday and Thanksgiving day to commemorate the safe return of  President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation in London. A statement issued on Sunday in Lokoja by his Director General on Media and Publicity, Kings...
Gunmen kill Gov Ortom’s aide Gunmen have killed an aide to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State. The Governor’s Principal Special Assistant on Knowledge Economy and Investments, Dr. Tavershima Adyororough, was shot and killed by gunmen who invaded his residence at about 12.30 on Sunday morning. ...
Pastor quits Trump’s evangelical advisory board, says ‘Presi... New York City megachurch pastor, Mr. A.R. Bernard, became the first religious leader to step down from President Trump’s evangelical advisory board. He also announced his resignation via the Twitter. Bernard announced on Twitter Friday that “it became obvious that there was a deepening conflic...
Suspected Nigerian drug trafficker jumps to death in India Suspected Nigerian drug trafficker jumped to his death off the fourth floor of a building in southern New Delhi,India yesterday while trying to escape police arrest. Forty-year old Cyprian Ama Ogbonnaya had been trailed to the building by the police after receiving...
I’m “President in-waiting”, says Fayose Ekiti State Governor Peter Ayodele Fayose is famous for his controversies. On Saturday, ahead of President Muhammed Buhari’s arrival from London,  Fayode declared himself as Nigeria’s president in-waiting. He spoke at the Jolly Nyame Stadium, Jalingo –the Taraba State capital during the funeral ser...
BREAKING: President Buhari finally arrives Nigeria after Nig... By Gbenga Odunsi, Abuja President Buhari has finally arrived Nigeria after spending 103 days on a medical trip in London. Buhari's plane landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 4:35 pm on Saturday afternoon. Dozens of state officials arrived the airport hours earl...
Resume or Resign: Presidential jet finally departs for Niger... A video of Nigeria’s presidential jet, the Eagle One, taking off from London, UK with President Muhammadu Buhari believed to be on board, has emerged online. The clip was posted on @APCUKingdom’s Twitter account on Saturday morning, as soon as the President’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, confirmed he...
FEATURE: Quality education for children in IDPs camps By Mariam Sanni, Abuja Since 2009, Boko Haram have abducted more than 2000 women and girls. Over 27 million children are estimated to lack access to education, many are being used for suicide bombings, as sex slaves and countless other vices. For these children, not only is their educational d...
Buhari back today, to address Nigerians on Monday The presidency has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari will be back to Nigeria today, Saturday. According to a NAN reports quoting Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, Buhari will be back today after about 106 days of healthcare exit in London and is expected to address the country in a na...
IPOB withdraws threat to stop Anambra election The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has withdrawn its threat to stop the conduct of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State. The decision was reached after a meeting organised by a non-governmental organisation, the Ala-Igbo International Foundation with the leader of IPOB, Nnam...