Founder Feature: Nickey Stevenson of Southern Grace Cincy Catering


Meet Nickey Stevenson.

Owner of Southern Grace Cincy Catering.



"Walk by faith and believe in yourself even when others don't understand your vision do what you love and what you were created to do and share it with the world. "




Southern Grace Cincy is a catering company that creates southern homestyle meals and provides training opportunities within the catering business.

 

Q: What makes Cincinnati a great place to start a business?

A: Cincinnati has great entrepreneurial incubators within the city to help inspiring entrepreneurs develop their passion!


Q: How did a grant from Main Street Ventures impact you and your business?

A: The grant helped with payroll, protective gear, and kitchen time.


Q: What does a typical day in your life look like?

A: I start my mornings off by reading my daily devotion and journaling. I let my quiet time shape my day. I still work full-time so my full-time job starting around 9 am every morning and I work on my business endeavors after work in the evening until around 9 pm.



Q: What is a lesson you've learned that has shaped your work?

A: How to pivot my catering business to curbside to maintain my business through a pandemic and keep my workers employed.


Q: What's next for Southern Grace Cincy Catering?

A: A brick and Mortar carry-out business in Walnut Hills!