Name: Nadine Daszkiewicz
Name of Business/Address: The Kitchen Shop, 577 Yampa Ave., in Craig 824-8148.
What prompted you to open your business in Craig? I always wanted to own my own business and here I am. But it hasn't been easy.
How did you get into your line of business? I have always been interested in cooking and kitchen gadgets. It just seemed natural for me.
What is your philosophy of being a good businesswoman? Treat your customers the way you would like to be treated.
How do you define the role of your business in the community? My shop gives people a choice for quality merchandise and a good price. I focus on quality products. And it offers at least someone who is a little bit knowledgeable about what they are selling.
What is the best part of your job? People are the best part of this job. I have always enjoyed meeting new people.
What is the most challenging part of your job? Paperwork is the most challenging part of this job. I hate the paperwork.
What advice would you give someone considering opening his or her own business? Do your homework and realize what a commitment you are making.
This is definitely not something you would do on a whim.