Blind Food Service Man Seeks Business Grant For Quality Restaurant
(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
I'm a blind American living in the State of Pennsylvania who has been educated in the Food Service Industry.
Although now totally blind, I have had eyesight up to the age of 26.
I've been a worker in the Food Service Industry since I was a young teenager up to now; I've been a bus boy, dishwasher, server and general manager.
My vision is to open my own restaurant of a higher quality, and to surround my establishment with well experienced, detail-oriented and trustworthy individuals.
Certification in business management, general operations, serving and Serve Safe membership and techniques are a few staples of my background.
I would like to employ my establishment with a mixture of disabled persons and non–disabled workers alike.
I have contacts and mentors who currently operate various establishments throughout the State of Pennsylvania, under a State controlled and ridiculed program.
My vision is much different; I intend to take my education, training and genuine experience to create a totally blind owned and operated establishment with real earning capability.
In contrast, I wish to give back to the blind community abroad through my own mentorship, employment and speaking engagements to both non–profit blind organizations and State-run organizations.
My "New Life Restaurant and Grill" will feature American favorites, kosher and non–kosher meals, vegetarian delights, deserts, and all with a down home personality and feel.
Hard work and dedication are the ingredients to success. A little luck doesn't hurt.
I'm prepared and ready to be a successful restaurant owner and Blind business leader nationwide with "New Life Restaurant and Grill" meals you can feel.
As a less fortunate disabled American my income is dependent on Social Security and month-to-month hardships are normality in my life.
As a father of two young teenagers I'm trying to provide a better life for my family through my establishment.
I would like to become a better father, mentor and provider to my children like any other God-fearing man.
With a business grant I can have the ability to begin to reach my dreams. Thanks for reading my story.
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