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How We Started a Bagel Company in San Francisco, Part 4

David Kover 3 comments

Almost as soon as we started selling bagels, we found we were due for an equipment upgrade. In order to make enough bagels to meet demand, we desperately needed a new oven. It was time to go shopping for a new bagel oven. More

How We Started a Bagel Company in San Francisco, Part 3

David Kover 8 comments

With our bagel recipe fine-tuned, and our production process scaled up to commercial quantities, it came time for Schmendricks to face our customers. And, really, to see if we had any customers. Turns out we did—a lot of them. More

How We Started a Bagel Company in San Francisco, Part 2

David Kover 7 comments

When we discovered that one of our San Francisco contributors had started a bagel company, we immediately asked him to tell us all about it. Last week, he described the process of developing their bagel recipe. This week, he talks about—gulp!—actually taking the leap to starting a bona fide business. A stainless steel commercial kitchen, "breast implant" bagels, and more. More

How We Started a Bagel Company in San Francisco, Part 1

David Kover 20 comments

Normally, you find David Kover writing about burgers, pizza, and cocktails around here. Little did we know, he's been busy starting a bagel company with his wife and two friends. Could four schmos with little baking experience figure out how to make really good bagels? In San Francisco? In this new series, David will give us a peek into the world of starting a food business. More

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