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Our mission is to empower under-served communities in Utah by providing business training and funding (up to $50,000) to entrepreneurs in start-up & existing businesses that do not qualify for traditional funding sources.
BUsiness Of the month spotlight
"Hailing from North Carolina, Lee Hill grew up around barbecue and developed a love for it. Making sauces was not part of his career plan per se, but 10 years ago, his life changed. Hill’s daughter, Jeannie, was born with cerebral palsy, and the family moved to Utah for medical care. Hill began making sauces on the side for extra money to cover therapies. Now in its fourth year, and the family operates the business full-time.
“I started selling my sauces at the local farmers market,” Hill says. Now, things have taken off. They are expanding into catering, serving barbecue at the Downtown Farmers Market, and they hire veterans to work for them.
Big Daddy Hill’s sauces include 10 regular flavors and, throughout the year, they introduce flavor options for special occasions. Hill creates his recipes based on flavors he grew up eating as well as from places he traveled to while in the military." - Devour Magazine
To read more about Big Daddy Hill's, their founding story and they're up to read our interview with Lee Hill on our blog: