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Other 2006 Class Act Recipients
The best part of being a business owner is I get the freedom to create those new products . . .
The worst part is the bizarre hours. It’s not just a 9 to 5 job. It’s late nights, long hours and working through holidays.
The most unusual item I have made is wallaby pie for a special order. If I had to describe [the taste], it would be like lamb shanks with the game flavour of rabbit.
I eat pies not very often. Every time I cook off a batch, I’ll try it to make sure it’s correct but not a whole pie. When you make a couple of thousand pies a week, you really don’t feel like eating them.
My advice to young people wanting to start their own business is to get after it. The first step is to believe that you will succeed and go for it. Work hard and don’t give up. No-one is going to give you a handout ... Start small, aim high, stay positive and you will get there.