Ari Weinzweig is Co-Founder of the Zingerman’s family of food-focused companies that include a delicatessen, bakery, catering operation, family restaurant, Korean restaurant, creamery, coffee store, candy store and professional hospitality training. Ari had no idea the company would grow so large when the original deli opened back in 1982. Now 35 years later, the Zingerman’s companies are a true visitor destination in Central Michigan (USA). Ari talks about how it all got started, his vision, and why sweating the details is important.
In this episode you’ll learn:
- How to “just do it” and follow your dream
- Why it takes patience when growing a business
- Why it’s important to listen to your customers
- What visioning is and why it’s key to your business success
Discussed in this episode: Ari Weinzweig’s books