Essential Food Services was built on years of ‘blood, sweat and tears’, and it all began in 2011 after Guy and Melissa Lewis moved to Adelaide to start a family. They hadn’t planned to start a business while embarking on parenthood, but then the opportunity to buy a smallgoods company came up, and it was a perfect fit for them. Guy was experienced in transport and logistics having worked at Coles, and Melissa had a marketing background; together it provided a solid foundation to branch into the food industry.
“My motto is, even if you’re on the right track, if you sit there, you’ll get run over.”
For Brett Rainbow, moving from professional basketball to creating a basketball training and coaching business was a natural progression. In addition to being passionate about the sport and playing for the Melbourne Tigers NBL team, Brett had to the opportunity to learn from Australia’s top coaches and trainers. This set the stage to fill a gap in the market to provide coaching and workshops to young basketball players in Melbourne with Tomorrow’s Stars Basketball.