Monday September 28, 2020

How I started: Lessons in Entrepreneurship

My bank manager just wanted this silly girl out of his office'

23rd February, 2014
Michelle Darmody set up Cake Cafe in 2006.

Michelle Darmody employs 19 people in two Dublin-based cafe and bakery and food delivery businesses, The Cake Cafe off Camden Street and Slice on Manor Place. The company also sells a range of homeware products made in Ireland and The Cake Cafe Bake Book, which is distributed internationally.

I knew I wanted to work for myself, and I grew up in a household where food and its provenance were very important. I studied art after college,...

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