27 minutes | Aug 3, 2021

Army Vet Overcomes Paralysis to Become Culinary Entrepreneur

Tiffany Moore is a U.S. Army Veteran, entrepreneur, and co-owner of the exquisite Event Hall @ Cascade, located in South West Atlanta.While deployed to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Tiffany suffered an injury downrange that required multiple cervical spine surgeries and rendered her unable to walk for a time. Doctors told her that due to the injury, she would never be able to open a restaurant or work in the culinary industry, since it demands significant physical labor.However, through sheer grit and determination, Tiffany was able to graduate with honors from Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts in 2019 and win multiple grants to start her very own restaurant, Lola Pecan.Listen as we chat with Tiffany about starting a restaurant, culinary education, adjusting to civilian life after the military, and how to achieve your goals despite overwhelming setbacks.
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