Liverpool student sets up own donut shop after lockdown
A business management student managed to start his own business from scratch during lockdown.
Many of us adopted hobbies to keep us entertained while we were stuck at home, but Anthony Polanowski, 23, of Bootle, took it one step further by starting a business out of his new hobby. preferred time.
After being put on leave while working part-time at John Lewis, Anthony started baking and now owns Decent Donuts on Smithdown Road.
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Anthony told ECHO: “I had never baked a cake in my life before the lockdown. One thing led to another and I started making donuts at home and my family and friends had Said I should start selling them because they were so good It blew up overnight.
“I was tired of going to places and receiving garbage service or not the best food. In chain cafes, you pay a higher price, but you don’t always get it back in service or products. I wanted to break this stigma. “
Anthony used his student loan and savings to make his dream come true.
He continued, “It was all self-funded by me. I had no financial support so it was a risk and a huge investment on my part to take the premises of the store and especially to enter an industry in which I had never worked before. “
Decent Donuts, which Anthony runs along with his partner Adam, mom and brother, offers a variety of flavors to tickle everyone’s taste buds, including S’mores and Eton Mess.
Anthony added, “We make fresh flavors every day very early in the morning which makes it exciting for customers and for us. Everything about Kinder Bueno, people absolutely love it! These are always the first donuts to go.
“We’ve done a lot for the community, like donating donuts to local hospitals, and we’ve been on Macmillan Coffee Morning, so although we’re a new business, we want to make an impact in our local community.”
Decent Donuts is based at 232 Smithdown Road, L15 5AH and is open from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.
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