103: Beth Strauss | Founder of Grateful Plate

Beth Strauss, CEO of Grateful Plate, serves the greater Philadelphia Region, offering Meal Delivery and Catering services. The Meals they provide focuses on health supportive cuisine, using natural and whole ingredients, and organic whenever possible.

Name: Beth Strauss

Job Title: Founder / Head Chef

Instagram Handle: gratefulplate

Name of Business: Grateful Plate

Website: gratefulplatephilly.com


September 4, 2017 32 Mins Download (MP3)


01:17 Imagine you just had the best day of your life. Where are you going to eat, and what are you ordering in order to make your day complete?
02:43 Tell us about yourself – Who are you, and what is your story?
06:33 How is your business unique and different form all the other food delivery businesses out there? Tell us a bit more about your business.
09:25 What has the concept of clean eating done for you as a person, and what can it do for us if we were to eat more natural foods?
11:31 Have you come across any case studies where you see people come in with a meat centered palette, but you’ve helped them switch to a healthier alternative including veggies?
13:45 What is ‘gut health’?
18:05 Other than using your services, is there anything else that we need to be cognizant of when it comes to our eating portions on a daily basis?
20:02 What are some techniques that you’ve used in order to raise awareness for your business?
23:46 Was there a point in time where your efforts started to bear fruit, so to speak?
26:42 What are some habits that have helped you become more efficient throughout your day? Both pre- and post-baby?
27:55 Are there any tech resources that you use that you just can’t live without?
29:27 What are 3 pieces of advice that you could share with an entrepreneur that’s stuck in a rut?

Get people that are strong in whatever you, the entrepreneur, are weak in. surround yourself with people that are smarter than you in certain areas. Another thing that I would recommend is that you could appoint an advisory board; make it diverse. Until you’re able to create an actual board of directors, it can help to make an imaginary board to help refine your ideas, based on their possible feedback. Having an imaginary board can help you to gain some perspective. One more piece of advice that I can give is related to the board – have your board of advisors keep you accountable and grounded in your ideas.