Chat with successful business owners

The interactive panels provide a platform for individuals to openly share their authentic journeys as entrepreneurs in Central Texas.


 Join us for an exciting opportunity to chat with Successful Business Owners in the food industry in person! Get inspired by hearing their stories, learning from their experiences, and asking them questions directly. This is a unique chance to gain valuable insights and advice from those who have been there and done that. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind event!


Briana Weatherspoon

Featured Speakers:

-Michael Hicks, Owner of Frozen Panther Daiquiris.
-Susana Osorio, Owner of Lima Criolla Peruvian Restaurant and Brasas Peruanas
-Tom Ramsey, President at Snappy Snacks Mobile Catering


Briana Weatherspoon

Briana ‘Busy B!’ Weatherspoon is an up-and- coming Personality for Radio, TV and Digital Content/Social Media. She is currently in apprenticeship as a Volunteer DJ/Host at KOOP 91.7 FM, an Austin Community Radio Station and is the Host of ‘Austin Gumbo,’  her radio show where she is a ‘Woman in the streets of Austin’ reporting on our diverse communities. Busy B! is a Professional Mover and Shaker and also has the titles ‘Event Producer’ and ‘Model’ under her belt.

-Tom Ramsey
Tom has played a pivotal role in propelling the careers of renowned entrepreneurs like The Peached Tortilla and Chi’lantro to national acclaim. Boasting over three decades of expertise, his pioneering business model has established unparalleled benchmarks in the mobile catering industry, garnering recognition not only locally but also on a national scale.
-Susana Osorio
Susana is owner of multiple businesses, including the staple restaurant of Peruvian food, Lima Criolla and Brasas Peruanas.
-Michael Hicks
Michael is a Husband, Father, Leader, & Entrepreneur. Owner of the Frozen Panther Daiquiris, he will share his story and insights with owning his food truck/restaurant.



When: Tuesday , April 2 | 6-8pm

Where: City of Austin Economic Development Department

5202 East Ben White Boulevard #suite 400 Austin, TX 78741

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