Local Entrepreneur Kevin Nugent started his entrepreneurial journey at the age of sixteen. He began his journey working as a handyman in his local area during his holidays from school. This was his first step to his success.
At the age of 21 he provided a bouncy castle and marquee hiring company, following that he then opened a café in Limerick at the age of 24. One year later he then opened the doors of Mr Waffle in 2010.
Determination and success then brought him to open his dream café, Ground & Co, Salthill in 2017. Kevin has a great team of workers that provides a high-quality service. Kevin now operates four successful cafes and is the catering partner for Cancer Care West.
Kevin’s genuine passion for customer service filters down through the team. He is a strong leader where he has a genuine care for his staff and customers. Not only does he care about his customers and team, but he is also known for charity work around Galway. He has raised money for local charities such as ACT for meningitis while being the catering partner to Cancer Care West.
Kevin has done numerous motivational talks around schools of Galway to encourage enterprise. He has also advised and help many young entrepreneurs with their venture. Kevin is ambitious and has had a busy few years but has no intentions of slowing down.
In January 2019, Kevin and his wife Rachel welcomed Baby Dara aka Baby Waffle into the world.
Who knows what is in store for 2019? Make sure to watch this space to keep up date!!!