Presented by First National Bank Alaska
It all began when Linnea Cummings was chatting with a friend who had moved out of state.
As they talked casually about the items on their respective to-do lists, Cummings’ friend mentioned that she planned to visit a business in her area where she could prep her family’s meals for the month. The business provided recipes, a prep kitchen, equipment and ready-to-assemble ingredients, and she could make what she wanted and take it home to freeze and cook throughout the month.
“I thought, ‘I’m a busy person — I would totally use something like that,’” Cummings said. “‘Why don’t we have that here?’”
“‘Why couldn’t I do that here?’”
Soon Cummings had thrown herself into researching meal assembly businesses, traveling Outside to visit a dozen different kitchens to see how they ran.
“The next thing I know, I’m writing a business plan and signing