In Chapter 2 of 21 in her 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, food entrepreneur Julie Hession answers "When are You at Your Best?" Hession feels she is at her best when she has more on her plate than she can accomplish and when she is challenged. She shares how she competed in the Sterling Wines Ultimate Host event, planning an entertainment experience by herself with a limited budget in a limited timeframe. She won the event, receiving a $40,000 award from Padma Lakshmi and becoming an ambassador for Sterling Wines. Julie Hession is the founder of Julie Anne's All Natural Granola Company. Passionate about food since childhood, Hession has developed her career by food blogging, cooking contests, and starting fine food companies. Hession earned an MBA in Marketing from Duke University and a BA from UNLV.