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Women Entrepreneur Wednesday with Pilar Guzman Zavala, Owner & CEO of Half Moon
November 15, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
StartUP founders face no shortage of challenges in running their companies. Join StartUP FIU for an evening of networking, libations and good conversation as we bring Pilar Guzman Zavala, Owner and CEO of Half Moon Empanada, to share information and lessons learned. She will share her ‘why’, her stories, the challenges, and successes and answer your burning questions about entrepreneurship.
Pilar Guzman-Zavala is the president of Half Moon Empanadas, a fast-casual concept in Miami that provides retail and catering services, offering over 20 flavors of Argentinian-style empanadas. Half Moon has been successfully in business for 9 years and has 8 locations, in the following venues: Florida International University, Miami International Airport, the University of Miami, and the main commissary in Miami.
In the past year, Half Moon Empanadas was awarded the highest recognition in the Miami International Airport as the “2016 Best Concession of the Year” and “Best Customer Service in 2016, the OYA award.” Half Moon Empanadas has nearly tripled its revenue, and currently sells over 500,000 empanadas a year.