Monthly Archives: May 2012

posted on by Noelle P.

Q+A with Spice Office Boss, Liz Andjeski

Four years ago, Liz Andjeski helped her sister Jess with a Spice of Life catering gig. It was then that her whole perspective on finding happiness in the workplace changed. As a former logistics coordinator for a design firm, Liz spent most of her days emailing folks who live on other continents. As Spice of Life’s Office Manager, she now works directly with individuals in our community – farmers and their families, small businesses, and Pastor Cilantro too! No more big box stores for this girl. Liz now embraces the philosophy that life is better on a local level. Q. What’s a typical day like behind the scenes at Spice? A. This question is difficult because every day is different. I never know what’s going to happen when I walk through the door. There’s a lot more to this job than a typical office manager position. Some days I’m dealing … READ MORE

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posted on by Jackie Bebenroth

It’s on the house.

As any restaurant in town will tell you, there are no shortage of non-profits vying for our attention. We get approached almost every day by energetic do-gooders asking us for a gift certificate donation, a silent auction item, or a raffle prize. While we would love to give, give, give to every cause under the sun, our recent investments in three new businesses have left us with limited cash flow for the time being, so we need to balance our generosity with the reality of our bank account! If you’re considering contacting us for free things, please be aware that our cause-related giving is generally limited to the missions closest to our hearts: Local food initiatives Community-building programs – bonus points to those located in Detroit Shoreway and surrounding neighborhoods Environmental causes Proactive health and wellness efforts (read: prevent the problem vs. find the cure). When we donate to organizations that … READ MORE

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