That's me Laura, I'm the founder and CEO of Le Petit Croissant, a company that I launched in January 2017 in Hong Kong.
I've always loved good food. That's probably because I've always seen my parents cooking at home in France.
I started my work life in the food delivery industry in Hong Kong. I quickly became passionate about that sector which has been booming in the recent years.
Back then, I was the kind of person who had dozen business ideas per day and I was dreaming about becoming an entrepreneur. One day, the idea of Le Petit Croissant came to my mind & I never let it go. That's how I became an entrepreneur at the age of 24.
What an adventure it has been ever since...
Yes it's me again on that picture making bread in our old kitchen :)
Let me tell you how it all started. In each country where I lived I've always been trying out all the bakeries in town to find the best one. In Angers, France, where I did my business studies, it was a real pleasure to try out all the bakeries! There were so many and each of them were amazing. In Shanghai, where I studied for 6 months, it was much harder because there were not so many options. In Hong Kong, where I was settled in, the taste wasn't there and again you don't find a bakery shop at every corner of the streets. I was a little bit disappointed and I believed I wasn't the only one. I knew that food delivery was booming and I loved that sector in which I was working already. I saw the gap in the market and I seized the opportunity.
I opened Le Petit Croissant in January 2017 in Hong Kong. The earliest breakfast delivery service in town serving the best French pastries!
Launching Le Petit Croissant hasn't always been easy. As an entrepreneur, one constantly goes through ups and downs. Keeping a positive mindset has been so important to me. Practicing sports and going back home a few times a year helped me to keep a good work life balance. If you're curious to know more about me, you can find me under @lorabibi on Instagram.
It has now been over 2 and a half years that Le Petit Croissant delivers breakfast to the most recognized corporations in Hong Kong and to the most lovely clients who get their weekends breakfast cravings delivered by us! In 2 years, we had to move kitchens twice as our demand was getting bigger and we needed more space. Our team also got much bigger. I hired 1 chef, 1 sous chef, 5 delivery men and today I have one country manager based in Hong Kong while I am living in Singapore expanding the business there. I'm so proud of my team who's putting effort in delivering a service of great quality to every single client.
I consider that Hong Kong has been a blueprint market now it's time for us to shine in Singapore! Your support would be so helpful. You can follow our stories on Instagram @lepetitcroissantasia or sign up to our newsletter but let me tell you that you'll get hungry all the time ;)
I will soon be hiring in Singapore too so feel free to drop me an email if you are interested in working with us. My email is email@example.com
I look forward to delivering to you all! Yes it could be me knocking at your door with your breakfast delivery ;)