Dessert store and burrito store in Albuquerque open throughout the pandemic

Business experts said it can take six months to several years for a new business to become profitable. Opening a new business during a pandemic can be a gamble, but two grocery stores in Albuquerque are doing everything they can to make their dreams come true. Shawn Bucher said he loved a good morning burrito. “We’re big burrito fans at breakfast,” said Bucher. He has worked in the grocery store for more than two decades. At the beginning of 2020 he worked as a food service consultant. In March, COVID-19 took his job away. Bucher said he applied to about 50 jobs. He was out of luck. For years he and his wife toyed with the idea of ​​opening a burrito shop. With three young children and no other options, they decided to bite the bullet. “People come here saying you’re a brave guy during a pandemic. I always tell them I’m brave or stupid.” “Bucher said ABQ Burrito opened on November 16, the first day of New Mexico’s two-week lockdown. It is located at 2930 Candelaria Road NE in Albuquerque. Bucher said it is the Tater Tots and Queso that he is generous with The ABQ Burrito also has food bowls, churro donuts, salads, and pinon coffee. Bucher said he poured it all into his shop and even made all the tables inside and outside of ABQ Burrito A few miles away, Guadalupe bakes Armendariz. “I’m a baker. I am a decorator. I’m also an event designer and decorator, “said Armendariz. She’s worked at events and weddings for years. She’s done everything from putting up the centerpieces to baking wedding cakes. After COVID-19 halted the event and wedding industry, she decided too “I’m just a risk taker, and I believe in myself. I believe in the people who support me,” said Armendariz. She owns Genesis Cup & Cake, which is scheduled to open on Saturday lunchtime sell different types of cupcakes, cupcakes and biscuits. Both the owners of Genesis Cup & Cake and ABQ Burrito said their dream was to open these stores. They said they risk everything to see their dreams come true become.

Business experts said it can take six months to several years for a new business to become profitable. Opening a new business during a pandemic can be a gamble, but two grocery stores in Albuquerque are doing everything they can to make their dreams come true.

Shawn Bucher said he loved a good morning burrito.

“We’re big breakfast burrito fans,” said Bucher.

He has been in the grocery business for more than two decades. At the beginning of 2020 he worked as a food service consultant. In March, COVID-19 took his job away.

Bucher said he applied to around 50 positions. He was out of luck.

For years he and his wife toyed with the idea of ​​opening a burrito shop. With three young children and no other options, they decided to bite the bullet.

“People come in here and say ‘you’re a brave guy during a pandemic’ and I always tell them I’m brave or stupid,” said Bucher

ABQ Burrito opened on November 16, the first day of New Mexico’s two-week lockdown. It is located at 2930 Candelaria Road NE in Albuquerque.

Bucher said it was the Tater Tots and Queso, which he generously put into his food, that set them apart from the rest. The ABQ Burrito also offers food bowls, churro donuts, salads, and pinon coffee.

Bucher said he poured everything into his shop and even made all of the tables inside and outside of ABQ Burrito.

A few miles away, Guadalupe bakes Armendariz away.

“I’m a baker. I’m a decorator. I’m also an event designer and decorator,” said Armendariz.

She has worked at events and weddings for years. She did everything from putting up the centerpieces to baking wedding cakes.

After COVID-19 stopped the event and wedding industry, it too decided to choose a new focus.

“I’m just a risk taker and I believe in myself. I believe in the people who support me,” said Armendariz.

She owns Genesis Cup & Cake, which is slated to open on Saturday lunchtime. They sell different types of small cakes, cupcakes, and cookies.

Both the owners of Genesis Cup & Cake and ABQ Burrito said it was their dream to open these stores. They said they risk everything to see their dreams come true.

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