PRESH: Good day ma’am
ISHOLA BALQEES: Good day Sir
PRESH: Can we meet you?
ISHOLA BALQEES: My name is Ishola balqees opeyemi, I am a student of LAUTECH, Ogbomoso.
PRESH: What do you do?
ISHOLA BALQEES: I am a makeup artist and I am also into catering (cakes and small chops)
PRESH: What brought you into catering?
ISHOLA BALQEES: Right from being a child, I like to be in d kitchen, to lay my fingers on food and d likes
PRESH: So growing up you were a foodie
ISHOLA BALQEES: Yes I was
PRESH: Are you still a foodie
ISHOLA BALQEES: Of course yes I am
PRESH: Lol pardon my humour. What’s the most difficult part of catering
ISHOLA BALQEES: Hmmmmm… Well, to me I dnt c any part difficult. In as much as we put God 1st,everything becomes easy
PRESH: In catering some would say your neat packaging is everything can you explain why
ISHOLA BALQEES: Well, u knw in everything we do, it needs package, without it being packaged, It won’t be attractive, even if it tastes good.
PRESH: Do you do last minute work requests?
ISHOLA BALQEES: Yes I do provided u can pay the price
PRESH: How do you handle distant delivery?
ISHOLA BALQEES: Well, it depends on the distance….. If it s too far away, I prefer to do the delivery by myself to keep an eye on it. But if it is within a short distance, I can easily send it through a bus if I can’t travel down myself.
PRESH: Where do you base?
ISHOLA BALQEES: Osogbo to be precise. I am a student of LAUTECH so I stay in ogbomoso as well
PRESH: Where do you get most of your ingredients?
ISHOLA BALQEES: It depends on the location I find myself
PRESH: Between both your works which do you do more
ISHOLA BALQEES: I can’t say categorically, I do a lot of the two
PRESH: If you were to choose one for life which would you?
ISHOLA BALQEES: Hmm…….Well, I will like to pick the catering because food is life
PRESH: You’re such a foodie. Lol anyways thanks so much for your time, it was nice talking to you
ISHOLA BALQEES: Lol… Thanks. Same here
PRESH: Please drop your contact info, you never can say someone might need your services
ISHOLA BALQEES: Yes sure…. 08132522694