Meet Colada Shop, the all-day Cuban café. The Washington, D.C.-based limited-service restaurant concept explores Cuban drinks and cuisine through every daypart, for 15 hours a day.
Adenah Bayoh is creating space for female leaders at soul food restaurant Cornbread. The entrepreneur has female managers at all three of her restaurants.
Milk & Honey
With a prolific restaurateur on board, Milk & Honey is taking off. The D.C.-based brunch restaurant brand has generated a tremendous amount of recognition that has led to strong unit economics.
Sprinkles Cupcakes founders Candace and Charles Nelson are expanding the full-service Pizzana restaurant. The Nelsons put a twist on Neapolitan pizzeria brands in California and Texas.
Chef Brad Wise sees success with his shareable steak concept Rare Society. The San Diego restaurant chain is poised to expand beyond the West Coast.