Detra Denay Davis works tirelessly to help home food processors and home-based bakers take their products from kitchen to market. She is a Food Entrepreneur Instructor for local colleges across North Carolina.
Culinary Sage, educator, baker, food entrepreneur, and small business advocate, Denay is the founder of Foodpreneur Institute, an educational hub specializing in providing online courses, webinars, and resources on operating home-based food businesses. She is the author of How to Start a Home-based Bakery Business, and owned a successful home-based pie shop for four years — The Charlotte Pie Authority. Denay now dedicates her time to teaching others. Her mission is to help students realize their greatest potential and use their unique culinary and crafting talents to bring delicious, unique and amazing products to the marketplace.