Benedetta and Valeria Bianchini
a food and wine experiences company & online cooking school
Benedetta and Valeria are Italian, foodies, sisters, and the owners a food and wine experiences company in Rome (Italy) called Local Aromas. Benedetta is a wine sommelier, an olive oil sommelier, and a professional cheese taster. Valeria is a trained pastry chef. Through in-person experiences, online cooking school, and their YouTube channel, these sisters are on a mission to share Italy’s culture and traditions through food and wine.
In This Episode…
In this episode, Benedetta and Valeria share how the pandemic has forced their business to change, and how they’ve managed to stay positive throughout the entire process, despite losing their projected revenue for the whole of 2020. They dive into how their morning routine has changed their lives and changed how they approach life, business and everything in between.
[00:43] Introduction to Benedetta and Valeria
[01:40] About Local Aromas
[03:25] Pivoting their business due to the pandemic
[09:25] Working with your sister
[12:55] Staying positive
[16:50] Morning routine
[25:50] Challenges faced when starting their business
[31:20] Surprises experienced when starting their business
[32:52] Where you can find Local Aroma online
Local Aromas is a family business run by the Bianchini family in Rome, Italy. Foodie Sisters, Benedetta and Valeria, gradually embraced their true passions. Benedetta is a wine sommelier, an olive oil sommelier, and a professional cheese taster. Valeria is a trained pastry chef.
At some point, they realized that their passion and knowledge for Italy’s food and wine were so strong that they just couldn’t keep them to themselves. That’s when they decided, as a family, to create their company, Local Aromas
“You have to see what the opportunities in any problem or disaster are, and if you have to work for 10-15 hours a day, that’s what you have to do.”
“You’ve got to do what you’ve got to do with what you have.”
“You have to listen to who most resonates with your values and really speaks to your heart.”
Find Her on the Web…
Mentioned during this episode…
The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
The Miracle Equation by Hal Elrod