We asked some of the city’s most brilliant and creative minds to tell us about the most difficult decision they’ve had to make.

Elizabeth Acevedo | Pastry Chef

Our hardest decision came from our previous business. Beanwood originally began as a Latin Bistro in Bordentown, New Jersey. It was through this restaurant that we acquired both the skills and tempering that we use in Beanwood today. From catering countless town festival, holidays, hosting live music and enduring many a busy Saturday night, we learned above all else how to deliver delicious food and dessert while under pressure. Read more>>

Dan Becker | Lead Design Engineer and CEO

The most difficult decision I ever had to make as a young entrepreneur was to hire my very first employee. Being a control freak makes letting go of responsibilities very hard! Up until then, I wore all hats and made sure everything was ‘perfect’. Read more>>

Sandy Cesar | Photographer

The most difficult decision I had to make came to me at the age of seventeen when I became pregnant with my daughter. Although she is the most beautiful part of my life, at the age of seventeen I found myself struggling with the decision that would change my life. Read more>>