TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOURSELF.
I am Jessica Mundle; Southern born and raised, Retired Army Veteran, with a small family that resides in Lakeland. I am one of those Sunday dinner with the family, Karaoke night, down to earth type of people that enjoys cooking, and wanted to offer food for the soul.
WHAT’S YOUR ELEVATOR PITCH?
Do you miss your mother’s southern cooking or how delicious the food tasted when you vacationed in Jamaica? Taste of Home Grill a New and Upcoming Pop-Up Restaurant aims to provide you with a mouthwatering experience by providing culinary dishes from Jamaica and the South.
WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START YOUR BUSINESS?
I have always dreamed of becoming a restaurant owner, as cooking has always been my passion.
WHAT IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PIECE OF ADVICE YOU HAVE RECEIVED ABOUT ENTREPRENEURSHIP?
Always be teachable (Unknown), It’s not a requirement for others to accept your vision. YOU keep SEEING it. God will send people who won’t need to know every detail and will still support you! (Schan Ellis Robinson).
WHY HAVE YOU CHOSEN TO RUN YOUR BUSINESS IN LAKELAND?
Lakeland was chosen for me, I woke up the last morning of searching for house in Florida, and a community in Lakeland popped up. Upon researching the area and returning to Fort Bragg; North Carolina, we decided to move not only our home but our passion for food to Lakeland.
WHERE + WHEN CAN WE BUY YOUR FOOD?
502 East Main Street Lakeland Florida Located at the new Catapult building downtown Lakeland. Tuesday -Saturday 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
WHAT IS THE SIGNATURE DISH ON YOUR MENU?
My Signature dish would have to be the Jerk Chicken and Oxtails.
WHAT DO YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT BEING A BUSINESS OWNER?
The smile our food puts on our customers faces and being able to provide food for the soul.
WHAT IS NEXT FOR YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS? SHARE WITH US ABOUT THE GOALS THAT YOU ARE CURRENTLY CHASING.
Although we love our Catapult family, we plan on venturing off and owning our Restaurant Lounge.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY AROUND FOOD?
Sunday Dinners with the family.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE DESSERT?
Heavenly White Chocolate Cake