Today we’d like to introduce you to Damica Polite.
Damica is a native of a small town in Arkansas. Early on she realized her passion for comfort foods, texture and the blending of flavors. She attributes much of her unique flair in the kitchen to her southern roots.
Struggling to find her niche in the world… She never once thought about cooking until others started tasting her food. It all started from a potluck at work. She brought in her signature Cajun Seafood Pasta – Chicken, Shrimp, Sausage, and Crawfish tails with a creamy spinach Alfredo sauce. She remembers bringing in a huge pot of her famous pasta, leaving it on the break room table and then leaving to take a 10-minute call. Upon her return, and to her surprise, the only thing that was left was the pot. A few weeks later, her boss asked could she make her famous dish for his family. After he agreed to a small fee, the request was honored. Months later, her former boss contacted her, asking if she would be able to cook that same dish for a banquet. It would be her first time making this dish to feed over 200 people; the pressure was on. At the end of the night, the mission was completed, with smiling faces and full stomachs.
A year had passed before Damica found herself sitting in her living room, speaking to her sister about what they could possibly do to earn more income. By then, Damica had traveled around tasting different seafood. In that moment, they talked about different catchy names to possibly turning her cooking into a possible business. Dereka, Damica’s sister, came up with the catchy names on the menu. Although Dereka’s passion and a dream was creating her cosmetics line, Damica continued to devote her time and energy into Seafood On The Run. They are both now turning their dreams into realities.
“My goal is to provide fresh, comforting food that makes you feel at home.” – Damica
Has it been a smooth road?
Starting Seafood On The Run, I’ve encountered many obstacles and challenges. From staying up all hours of the night planning, creating vision boards, and still trying to maintain children and the normal work life. One challenge that I’ve encountered moving from another state is making connections with others in the DFW area. Social media has help tremendously. I was able to build a platform on social media just by posting photos of my seafood.
Financial stability has played a huge obstacle in preparing to become an entrepreneur. I’ve had many thoughts of abandoning my previous career, not knowing if I’m able to maintain children and monthly expenses was by far the biggest challenge of all. Knowing every two weeks, I’ll receive a paycheck so that I’m able to provide for my family and the thought of not knowing am I truly able to provide for them is always a struggle.
My faith in God has truly not only kept me sane but also, I know he is also behind each connection and sale that I’m able to make. It’s a tough rode becoming an entrepreneur; however, facing a plethora of challenges has truly made me appreciate what I’ve built each day. It’s still a struggle but I’m not giving up.
So, as you know, we’re impressed with Seafood On The Run – tell our readers more, for example what you’re most proud of as a company and what sets you apart from others.
Seafood On The Run offers more than just a bland taste. We season every item, including our lemons. We have Snow Crabs, Shrimp, Crawfish, and Lobster Tails accompanied by our seasoned Corn, Sausage, and Potatoes. Our signature Lip Smackin Garlic Butter is nothing you’ve ever tasted. Our Lip Smackin Garlic Butter is well seasoned and will have you craving for more. Our flavors are phenomenal. Discover a New Level of Taste with our Seafood. Our specialty is our signature Cajun Pasta (Lobster, Shrimp, & Crab Leg) and is available in two different sizes. We have dishes that serve individuals or parties up to 15 people, all at a very affordable price.
Seafood On The Run Kitchen prides itself in using only the freshest ingredients and providing the finest quality offerings. We are dedicated to helping you plan a professional event with a personal touch. The professionals of SOTR are very passionate about serving you and helping make your event truly memorable.
What sets us apart from other businesses and or companies, we are very passionate about the taste of our food and our clients. We are very personable to our clients and want you to feel our Arkansas southern roots when speaking with us. We want to not only gain your business through the taste of our food but our personalities as well.
Let’s touch on your thoughts about our city – what do you like the most and least?
What I like best about Dallas are the many opportunities the city has to offer. What I like least about Dallas, it’s a challenge connecting with other locals in the city.
- Address: Mailing Address: Seafood On The Run
5706 E. Mockingbird LN
Dallas, TX 75206
- Phone: 2149522080
- Email: email@example.com