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Author Butler, Gigi, 1970- author.

Title The secret ingredient : recipes for success in business and life / Gigi Butler, founder of Gigi's Cupcakes, with Bud Schaetzle.

Publication Info. New York : Howard Books, 2018.


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 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    92 BUTLER,G    Available
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Edition First Howard Books hardcover edition.
Description x, 303 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Includes indexes.
Summary Gigi Butler of Gigi's Cupcakes shares her personal success story, her hard-won business acumen, and the life-changing inspiration that she's gained from a challenging life. Each chapter includes a delicious dessert recipe for cupcakes and more! As a young child, Gigi knew that if she wanted to succeed, she had to work hard and offer a service that people wanted to buy. At age seven, she sold eggs out of her little red wagon to neighbors. At age fifteen, she bought cleaning supplies and started a cleaning service out of her rural California home. When she moved to Nashville at nineteen, she had her heart set on becoming a country music star. She cleaned houses by day and took every singing opportunity she could find by night. But when she found herself still doing the same thing at age thirty, she realized that God had better plans for her. If she wouldn't be a successful singer, she decided she would grow a business that she could be proud of. An extraordinary baker throughout her life, she decided to open a cupcake shop with all the money she could pull together. With the help and support of her family, she was able to open her first store in a prime Nashville location. The news of her cupcakes spread quickly, and the franchise became a huge success. In The Secret Ingredient, Gigi shares how her failure led her to explore her passion for baking and how she became a successful businesswoman. With spunk and humor, she weaves her hard-won wisdom and business acumen into the fun, fascinating, and instructive stories of her life. Each inspirational chapter concludes with a treasured family recipe for cupcakes and other scrumptious desserts. For anyone with big dreams, Gigi's message is simple: believe in yourself, walk with integrity, work hard, and trust in God. Your life may not turn out exactly how you expected or hoped, but it will be so much better than you could have ever imagined.
Subject Butler, Gigi, 1970-
Gigi's Cupcakes (Nashville, Tenn.)
Cooks -- United States -- Biography.
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Cookbooks.
Added Author Schaetzle, Bud, author.
ISBN 9781501173523 (hardcover) $26.00
1501173529 (hardcover) $26.00
9781501173547 (ebook)

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