For the final show of 2021, Joe speaks with Alison Cayne, the founder and CEO of Haven’s Kitchen. Alison is a female food entrepreneur who pre-Covid had a wildly successful cooking school and launched a line of globally-inspired sauces. Alison shares how she pivoted her cooking school from in person to online, and how her brand of sauces gained a cult following and found their way onto the shelves of Whole Foods and Target.
About Alison Cayne: Alison is the founder and CEO of Haven’s Kitchen, a creative cooking company a mission to change the way people feel about cooking.
In 2018, Haven’s Kitchen launched the first line of refrigerated, globally-inspired sauces in a pouch, now available online, as well as in over 2000 stores across the U.S. Alison is the author of Haven’s Kitchen Cooking School (Artisan 2017) and has contributed to publications such as The New York Post, Forbes and Cherry Bombe.
She is an adjunct professor of Food Studies at NYU, a guest lecturer at ICE, and a featured speaker at TEDxManhattan.
Alison is on the board of Naturally NY, and works to support other early-stage food entrepreneurs as an advisor and as host of In the Sauce, a podcast about building consumer brands.
Hosted By: Joe Pardavila