Why to Compete in Food Cookoff Contests - Julie Hession

In Chapter 17 of 21 in her 2011 Capture Your Flag interview, food entrepreneur Julie Hession answers "What Motivates You to Enter Food Competitions and How are You Getting Better at Them?"  Hession notes her super competitive nature and love of challenges.  She learns what type of competitions are best suited to her interests and then learns to embrace the experiences, meet new friends, and enjoy rewards when she wins.  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.