Anne Rucker used to be a lawyer, raking in a big shot salary. But now, she makes a different kind of dough and says she couldn't be happier.
"I say I'm a recovering attorney now. I'm not practicing at all. I'm a full-time doughnut hawker," says the lawyer turned doughnut maker.
Rucker started a few years back, selling homemade doughnuts at local farmer's markets. She named her side business Bogart's Doughnut Company after her grandmother and great aunt. Rucker soon gained a following and she decided to turn her pastry passion into a fulltime gig.
Rucker bought a small space and within the first weeks of opening its doors, Bogart's Doughnut Company had customers wrapped around the block just to get those fried sweet treats.
"It's been crazy hard but also really rewarding and awesome, so I'm confident I made the right decision, but let's see how I feel next year," Rucker says with a sly smile. Watch the video above to hear Rucker share her advice for other foodies who may be looking to set up shop.
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