We had the good fortune of connecting with Brittany Rogers and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Brittany, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
Back in 2016 when i walked away from corp job because they did not understand i had a special need child and sometimes her days can be where she wanted me more than this job needed me i made the decision to take a leap on faith and started my own baking business at home i started with a dessert called waffle pops a different version of funnel cake with toppings

Let’s talk shop? Tell us more about your career, what can you share with our community?
My business is Dessert Delights By Brittany Rogers i started this journey in 2016 my first dessert was waffle pops with toppings of candy like snickers, kitkats, turtles cereal toppings, honey nut cheerios, fruity pebbles, golden grahams, cookie toppings oreo, chip ahoy from their i went on to candy apples my first signature candy apple was a banana pudding gourmet candy apple withthin a week it went viral with 2.5 likes from their my passion came more of keeping going i invest in doing signature cupcakes, milkshakes , cheesecakes, exotic drinks and many more good treats what make me different from others i will try most ordinary treats and turn it into something you will not want to try just once it will have you coming back for more . it truly wasn’t a easy task but i kept one foot forward through pandemic i have ups and downs it do not make me want to throw in the towel one thing for sure this is not a hobby for me this is my passion my career how i take care of my family. I have a goal to turn once was a dream with goal to achieve into store front in 2022 i want the world to try my treats that i make from the heart

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
I first stop will be the cider house located on the rooftop of four seasons hotel downtown st louis,mo for brunch they have the best french toast platter and mimosas to die for after that to burn some time do walk on Washington Ave Downtown St Louis they have the boutiques later in the evening go to delmar loop hit blueberry hill for a good entree soft crab sandwich platter with they signature sauce not ready to turn it in we will hit the moonrise rooftop and make sure to get they strawberry daiquiri the view is worth taking pics of memories she go home know she had a blast in my hometown

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
My mother is my inspiration she has help me along the way when i took the leap on faith 2016 to start my baking business she stood right on the side of me also we come from a family of entrepreneurs my grandfather Mr.Herbert Lee Blackmon part owner if Blackmon’s Inc. which is her father had a plan with his two brothers to start they own business they started from corner stores, laudromat, which ending in two night clubs that are still running good with Blackmon’s Plaza have concerts for celebrates like jeezy, t pain, lil boosie and many more acts when my grandfather passed in 2003 i made a promise to myself that i was going to keep his legacy alive so far me and my mom have actually did that in 2022 i have plans to open up my first store front in memory of my late grandfather

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