Restaurants | Crain's Orlando

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Kimbal Musk

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Career Path: From country singer to cupcake powerhouse

Gigi Butler, founder of Gigi's Cupcakes, opened her first bakery in Nashville but now has nearly 100 franchises. (Courtesy of Gigi's Cupcakes) 

June 26, 2017 - 11:08am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

David Osterweil

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Career Path: From the seas to the bees, Navy vet turns beekeeper

Nathan Sheets started with one beehive and now has a honey-making empire. Photo courtesy of Nature Nate's. 

June 19, 2017 - 5:35pm

Delivery apps vie for a slice of Tampa, Orlando markets

David Osterweil, founder Fitlife Foods, says the Tampa company's customer service and unique menu stand out compared to national players entering the Florida market. | Photo courtesy of Fitlife Foods

May 23, 2017 - 2:10pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jim Koch

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Fast food serves up fast growth in Tampa, Orlando

Tra Williams at Lakeview Center's recently opened Dairy Queen in Bradenton, Fla. | Photo courtesy of Tra Williams

April 7, 2017 - 4:45pm

Opa! for business: The Simple Greek arrives in Tampa

Attorney Tony DeSisto spends most of his time running the recently opened The Simple Greek restaurant in Tampa’s Carrollwood district. | Photo courtesy of ML Food Group.

February 24, 2017 - 4:46pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Monique Yeager

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Captain D’s charts a course for Tampa Bay

An example of a Captain D's restaurant that's been updated with the company's new look and branding. | Photo courtesy of Fish Consulting LLC.

February 14, 2017 - 12:30pm

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