Baker with Special Needs Finds His Passion in Puppy Treats
FOX POINT, Wisconsin – A baker in Wisconsin inspires others with his homemade puppy treats.
Sol Weingrod recently launched their own line of puppy treats at Friendship Circle Cafe in Fox Point. It is. see success both in his business and his personal growth.
His shift begins in the middle of the afternoon. It’s usually a busy day ahead for Sol when it’s time to whip up her next batch of puppy treats. He is the chef baker and the creative brain behind Sol’s puppy treats. He came up with the idea of making human grade puppy treats with simple ingredients for anyone who is meant for pawed friends.
“I think they like them. We got a lot of good answers, ”says Sol Weingrod.
He makes sure to take his time and always makes sure to think through and take care of each treat, to make sure they’re made with love.
“I work a lot to make it really nice and it makes me feel good when the product is right,” Weingrod says.
He spends most of his shift at the Friendship Circle Cafe in the kitchen creating his delicious dog treats. His stay there allows him to gain work experience to become more independent. Sol lives with special needs and before a bakery like Friendship Circle existed he struggled to thrive in the jobs he once held.
But now you can see the joy that all of her time in the kitchen brings her.
“I feel very important like I’m accomplishing something,” Weingrod says.
When you take a look at all the hard work Sol does every day at work, you’ll notice that he accomplishes a lot more than just making treats, but in fact, he thrives and finds his own passion. It is a wonderful sight for his mother, Shari Weingrod.
“For him, it was a huge change in his life, and for him, how he looks at himself,” says Shari Weingrod.
He gains confidence, a simple ingredient for success.
“It fuels his worth as a human being and it’s huge, and he wears it proudly every day,” Shari Weingrod says.
So as he continues to cook and gain more experience, his joy grows. When asked if Sol was ever thinking of making puppy treats, he said no and never thought they would sell. But after seeing what his small business has accomplished in just one month, he knows there are bigger things to come.
Sol was one of the main reasons Friendship Circle Cafe started. He was looking for a stable job and could never find one. This new puppy treat business gives him a sense of ownership over something and gives him real skills to keep going. He has found a creative outlet and you can see the joy it brings him.
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