Launching during a Pandemic
Lakewood small business owners Austin Adamson and Ivy Pham talk about their experiences in launching a business during a pandemic, navigating the endless regulation changes, pivoting and thriving to see things to success. Ballmer Peak Distillery (Austin) launched at the end of 2019, just in time to get a taste of what business could be like, before being forced to change their business plan to stay alive. Hand Sanitizer, cocktails to-go, parking lot seating. Kickn’ Chicken (Ivy) started with a dine-in space in mind, but quickly adapted to maximizing efficient for to-go orders while coming up with creative solutions to stay in business and survive all of the challenges.