KT’s Kitchens: Pie Piper
Los Angeles Business Journal
Kathy Taggares, founder and chief executive of KT’s Kitchens Inc., thinks of her private label and contract-packing frozen pizza company in terms of pies-per-minute.
“I always think in terms of minutes — we are always analyzing things by the minute around here,” Taggares said during a recent Business Journal visit to the company’s offices and production plant in Carson. “KT’s Kitchens produces 500 small pizzas a minute. If we are making a 12-inch pizza, it’s 200 a minute.”
KT’s Kitchens: Kathy Taggares diversified into the frozen pizza business
Los Angeles Times
Food-Service Entrepreneur Stands the Heat : Management: Kathy Taggares diversified into the frozen pizza business when her salad dressing product hit a slump. The move has paid off for K.T.’s Kitchens.
Kathy Taggares kept reading about entrepreneurs who’d built businesses from nothing and she wanted to join the club. So seven years ago Taggares sold everything from her jewelry to her condominium to help raise enough money to help buy a salad dressing company from Marriott International. She renamed the business K.T.’s Kitchens, and when the salad dressing business hit a slump, she jumped into the frozen pizza market. It’s paid off.
KT’s Kitchens: Kathy Taggares $1.75 Million Donation to Expand Los Angeles Spay and Neuter Program
Today the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) announced a life-saving donation of $1.75 million from Kathy Taggares, one of the ASPCA’s generous supporters and spay and neuter advocates for animals in Los Angeles. Kathy’s contribution is marked as the most significant donation from an individual for spay and neuter programs in L.A.