What is your name? Brandon and Mandy Fruzen
Where are you from? Wisconsin and Indiana respectively, but our company is here in Pickerington
What is the name of your business? Fruzen Factory
What do you make or sell? We make and sell customized gifts, engraved with logos, names and more. We specialize in wood, slate, leather and marble
Would you describe your products? Ingredients, types of fabrics, etc. – We would say they are simple and beautiful. We try to make useful things that allow you to send something special to your family and friends
Do you do this full-time or as a side hustle? Side Hustle
Do you have another job? What is it if so? We are part owners in a couple of restaurants called Barrio Tacos in Columbus and Mandy is the Sr Marketing Manager at Libbey Inc.
About Barrio Tacos
If you’re looking for the best barrio tacos in Columbus, Ohio, you’ve come to the right place! Barrio Tacos serves up authentic Mexican cuisine that is sure to satisfy your cravings. Their tacos are made with fresh ingredients and their prices are very reasonable. They have several locations around Columbus, so you’re sure to find one that’s convenient for you.Barrio Tacos first opened its doors in Columbus in 2013 and has been serving up delicious tacos ever since. If you’re looking for a new place to get your taco fix, be sure to check out Barrio Tacos! You won’t be disappointed.
How did you come up with your business name? It just kind of happened. We were brainstorming and one of us said it out loud and we stuck with it.
What got you started doing this? Brandon has always done woodworking and this seemed like a more doable way to still do that stuff
What is your creative process like? We work very closely with the customer to make things that speak to their person of choice. We also make things that just make us happy and that we would want in our homes. Mandy is in love with plants and animals with glasses on so you can see some of that come through as well
Do you have a website? We are working on our Etsy store images and products. We do have some things up but hope to have more there by thanksgiving.
How about instagram and facebook? Fruzen Factory