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

Hi Caitlyn, is there something that you feel is most responsible for your success?
The most important factor behind my success is my faith in God and my family! My family was always very supportive of my vision and gave me that extra push I needed to stand strongly on my wants and be confident. I will never take my village for granted.

What should our readers know about your business?
I believe what sets C’s Hot Stuff apart from others are the details and specifications put into each menu item. Each dish and ingredient is thoughtfully planned because I want to insure that quality of food is superb each and every single time it is prepared. I think my attention to detail was the key factor in my success as a vendor for FoodieLand LA at the Rose Bowl Stadium in 2021. That event is my biggest accomplishment to this day. While every part of this journey has not been smooth sailing I stand strong in my faith in God. When presented an obstacle, I find a way to overcome it and learn from it because I know there is so much more in store for me. This is only the beginning!

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
First stop would absolutely be Burnt Tortilla in Gardena, CA for some great food and margaritas! We would then go trill seeking rather it be at an amusement park or go-kart racing at K1 speed before finishing day one with chill vibes at the beach. During this trip we would have to visit Disneyland and Six Flags at least once and try a new Tik-Tok suggested restaurant each day! We could also do some traditional touristy stuff like visiting the Hollywood Walk of Fame and going to Venice Beach (both not things real LA natives do lol).

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?
While my entire family has been a huge contribution to my success, I would like to give a special shoutout to my siblings Cameron and Asha and my goddaughter Nova. They are my inspiration and motivation!

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