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

Hi Susan, we’d love to hear about how you approach risk and risk-taking
When I think about risk, I think about change. It means I am changing something in my life that may or may not turn out good but I won’t know the outcome unless I try it. Taking the risk in my career as a women, mother and wife has been a huge role in life. It identifies me. It explains that I am not afraid to fail or succeed in my career for we don’t know what’s in store unless we take the risk.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Create-a-Cocktail is a latina-owned small business run by a mother and daughter duo.

Our kits are made to give people the chance to send their loved ones the gift of cocktails from anywhere. This is a fun DIY box made for cocktail lovers to enjoy alone or during one of Create-a-Cocktail’s virtual or in-person happy hours!

Being a bartender for over 15 years made it easy for me to put this idea together, however, there were still challenges in understanding how the business end works.

I’ve learned that research and listening to others who own businesses is the key to the business world.

I’d love the world to know that our brand is all about having fun over the love of cocktails and that two Latinas made it happen!

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
If a friend was visiting Miami, one of our favorite things to do is take advantage of all the happy hour deals around Downtown Miami. Each restaurant has their own specialty cocktails and appetizers during happy hour making it fun to hop around and taste test different types of foods at beautiful locations. After that we would head down to the Wynwood area! It’s super fun and trendy with lots of different bars and music. One of our favorite spots is Pilo’s Tequila Garden where the food is delicious and the music is always on point.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Seeing other Women succeed in their endeavors is what motivates me!

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