Meet a Business is a series featuring the person behind some of your favorite locally-owned businesses.
What is your name?
What's your hometown?
What is your business name?
Miss Maude‘s Bar of Chocolates
How many years have you owned/managed your business?
What did you want to be as a child?
Good at something…anything!
What is the most popular item you sell?
Why Choose? Bar of Chocolates
What local business can you not live without?
The Cutting Room
In what ways has your business changed since COVID-19?
Sales have tripled as people choose to send chocolate to their loved ones they can’t see.
What's the first thing you do every morning to set the tone for your day?
Snuggle my two labradors
What tool, object, or ritual could you not live without in your workday?
My spackle knife
How did you come up with the name for your business?
I wanted a 1920’s flapper who represented the modern woman.
How did you get the idea for your business?
I wanted to try so many different chocolate bar flavors, and I thought, ‘Why isn’t their one bar with more than 1 flavor in it? When I discovered there was no, I decided I would do it. Then I had to figure out how!
What does the world need more of?
Chocolate, caviar, Champagne and travel
If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
What's your favorite thing to do in Richmond when you're not in your business?
Host dinner parties
What's your hidden talent?
Getting through to customer service.
What was the first concert you ever attended?
Who do you look up to and why?
Madonna, because she is fearless
What do you love most about Richmond?
The small, easy airport
What's the best thing about being a local business owner?