Can You Innovate Beef Jerky? SAAP Lao Kitchen Says Yes

SAAP Lao Kitchen has discovered the secret recipe for finding and maintaining business success with their popular style of cooking that deliciously pays homage to family, heritage and the love of a very popular treat…remixed their way.

What is SAAP Lao Kitchen?

A pop-up kitchen born out of a love of family, food and the delicious tastes, aromas, and sounds that authentically symbolize true Laotian cooking. Along with their pop-up culinary offerings, SAAP Lao is also building a tasty reputation for their Lao-style beef jerky that continues to sell out frequently at the Farmers Market and online.

Startup: Saap Lao Kitchen

Company Start Date: June 2016

Founders: Elson Douangdara, Cliffton Douangdara, Sandy Sichanh, Frank Chanthorn, Kim Chanthorn & Frick Chanthorn

LDFW:// How did you get started?

It was an idea that we all discussed as a New Year’s resolution. We wanted to share the food that we grew up eating and loving so much. We found that pop-ups were the perfect medium to showcase our story, flavors and creative style.

Maggie Kennedy