WYBC & Yale University salute Dope N’ Delicious

WYBC & Yale University salute Dope N’ Delicious

Name: De’Ari Allick

Business Name: Dope N’ Delicious, 300 Dixwell Avenue, New Haven.

Year Business was started in New Haven: 2021

Why did you start your own business?

I started my own business to give my kids a better future 

Why did you choose to start your business in New Haven?

I actually started my first restaurant in Bridgeport but coming back home was the dream. Opening a restaurant is your own city is iconic for me! Brings hope to the community. 

What challenges did you have to overcome in starting your business?  

The challenges you must overcome is staying consistent and never giving up on yourself. Times get hard as an entrepreneur so you must stay focused.