Monday, 21 January 2019

It All Began with One Pie - Every Woman Must Read This!

Marie Callender, a California woman started baking pies at home for a delicatessen and turned that into a chain of 146 restaurants and a frozen-entree business.


Mrs. Callender got into the food business by chance, answering a delicatessen’s help-wanted ad, then making pies for the business at home.

1. Marie Callender began as a help or maid in the small shop.

2. The small shop was almost going out of business and Marie Callender asked her boss for the permission to bring just one of her pies to the shop… Just one pie..!

3. She got the permission to bring the pie to the small shop and the pie was finished in one day.

4. The next day she came with two pies and the pies were finished in just one day..!

5. The demand for Marie Callender’s pies grew until the shop owner persuaded Marie Callender to start her own baking business and sell him pies.

6. Marie Callender, her husband and son set up shop in Long Beach in a rented Quonset hut and began selling pies in 1948.
It All Began with One Pie - Every Woman Must Read This
Marie Callender’s Restaurant & Bakery, Inc. is now one of the largest restaurant and bakery chains in the western United States.

Recognized as a premier pie making enterprise, the company’s 156 restaurants, 56 franchises, and several smaller operations are located in 13 states and Mexico, namely Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, and Mexico City. Marie Callender’s offers customers over 30 varieties of pies, which are baked fresh daily at each restaurant.
The company stresses the high level of quality in their products, using real whipped cream, farm-fresh eggs, fruits, and chocolate. The company also offers full dining menus for breakfast (at limited locations), lunch, and dinner.

The next time you lose hope and feel like giving up, just remember that Marie Callender began with just one pie..!

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