The Businesses and Products from Season 11, Episode 17 of Shark Tank
This week on Shark Tank, can a New York City restaurateur make inroads in the crowded world of fast casual with his Italian cuisine business? Two moms from Portland, Oregon, introduce their functional and sustainable solution to a common problem for babies with their fashion line. A pest-control industry veteran from Shohola, Pennsylvania, pitches his humane solution to home defense from unwanted visitors. Finally, a former beauty queen from Bridgeville, Delaware, trades in her crown for overalls as she turns one of the biggest issues in farming into a delicious business opportunity.Sharks:
Pasta by Hudson
AT PASTA BY HUDSON we specialize in making fresh pasta and sauces daily in front of our guests using fresh high-quality ingredients. Our menu is short and sweet! With a variety of classic and unique pasta shapes and classic Italian sauces with a twist! You can keep it simple—or mix it up! WE are a fast casual, quick service FRESH PASTA BAR! Located in the HEART of NYC! In the Turnstyle Underground Market at Columbus Circle. Everything at Pasta by Hudson is made fresh daily in front of our guests, who can choose to "EAT IT NOW" or "EAT IT LATER". We even sell our Fresh "PASTA BY THE LB." So, who is Hudson? Hudson is our 4-year old daughter who has a personality as big as New York City and has loved PASTA ever since she began to eat solid food. She is our inspiration. This is Pasta by Hudson!
Goumi started around a kitchen table between two moms because we needed better baby essentials for our babies that actually work, are beautiful and good to our planet. From collections meant to inspire families to dream big, to creating sizes for the very smallest among us—everything we make is sustainable, functional and beautiful to serve our smallest with intentionality to help them be the mighty that they were meant to be! We call ourselves Goumi because like the berry, we're small and mighty and we believe great things can come from small places—whether that's baby mittens, premature babies or rescued human trafficking victims that we come alongside to help.
Critter Pricker is a humane tool to deter nuisance Animals such as Raccoons and Cats from unwanted areas. Proven results to protect pools, trashcans and more.
The Frozen Farmer
The Frozen Farmer is a provider of homemade, farm fresh super premium ice cream, nice cream (a part sorbet/part ice cream blend) and dairy free, gluten free, fat free sorbet. The Frozen Farmer uses the most premium cream from local dairy farmers and boatloads of luscious homegrown ingredients straight from the fields of their own third generation family farm, Evans Farms in Bridgeville, Delaware. The Frozen Farmer uses as much imperfect produce in their fruit based confections as possible, helping build a more sustainable and effective food system, helping fight food waste, and ensuring local farmers are rewarded for their full harvest with less waste.