Mina Ebrahimi is an extraordinary businesswoman
in the Hospitality Industry
Success does not happen overnight and neither is it achieved by saying the "magic words". Mina Ebrahimi, the CEO of Saint Germain Catering, has proved that success comes by putting in hours of work and making strategic decisions. Saint Germain Catering today is widely known in the corporate world for its catering services. The business also serves events such as BBQ and picnics, baby showers, anniversaries and birthdays, bridal showers, graduations, and funerals.
For Mina, the passion for the hospitality industry started at a tender age of 11 years in Seven Corners, VA at her parents’ bakery. At the age of 26, Mina Ebrahimi set out to establish her own business, Saint Germain Catering, which would grow to be among the top Fortune 500 companies.
Mina Ebrahimi devotion to offering superior services in the hospitality industry has led to her being recognized several times. Among her awards include Top 40 under 40 in 2010, smart CEO Brava Award in 2012, and enterprising woman of the year 2014. She has been a hands-on CEO through overseeing the businesses operations and applying her experience and skills into kitchen management.
Mina has always wanted to expand her business and ensure it stays at the top. Back in 1999, the Saint Germain Catering dealt with corporate catering, today it offers full-service catering. The growth has been owed to Mina’s dedication to making the business better every day. Mina stays up to date by attending professional seminars on cuisine, décor, and design to maintain the business’s relevance.
Another aspect that has really driven the success of Mina Ebrahimi’s success is how she treats her employees. Her staff members are her team some of whom have been under her wing since the business’ foundation. Keeping her team motivated, empowered and satisfied has always yielded great results in terms of employee loyalty.
Besides being a good leader, Mina Ebrahimi is also a generous philanthropist. She has given back to the community through supporting Operation Homefront which helps disabled soldiers, Mina is also the woman behind the one of a kind Interventional Radiology Veterinarian program, the Jack Ebrahimi Program. In addition, she sponsors the Penn Vet Working Dog Centre to help a dog named McBaine who detects ovarian cancer.
Mina Ebrahimi is an extraordinary businesswoman who inspires many women of all ages to help achieve their dreams.