Buyer Profile – Jim Deggys

Jim Deggy’s, situated in Pineville, Louisiana, was began when proprietor Paul Averett picked up the pastime of pizza making to impress his spouse. 

“As a profession navy solider, we moved to central Louisiana and weren’t impressed with the native pizza choices,” he stated. “We had come from central Texas and had loads of choices there. My spouse’s childhood pal began making pizza in his home and was very profitable. I picked up the pastime in an try and make high quality pizza for my household (primarily to impress my spouse) right here in central Louisiana.” 

Paul stated he determined to take his pizza making pastime to the following degree and begin a enterprise with it after leaving his profession as a military pilot. 

“My product grew in high quality and we began catering for pal’s birthdays with nice success,” he stated. “As I used to be ending my profitable profession as a military pilot, I had quickly misplaced my medical license. So I made a decision to develop into an entrepreneur and open a food truck. It’s the most important meals truck I’ve ever seen.” 

Now that he’s been in enterprise for seven years, half of which he spent within the meals truck and the opposite half in a brick and mortar restaurant, he says his favourite a part of being a enterprise proprietor is constructing and rising. 

“I get pleasure from enterprise, constructing, rising and love when prospects inform me how good the pizza is,” he stated. “I even have met and employed some very improbable individuals who have allowed me the chance to develop.” 

For any enterprise proprietor, it’s necessary to have a supply of inspiration. Paul stated he finds that in his household and the longer term he’s in a position to construct for them. 

“The thought that some day I can (if they need) have all of my youngsters employed and dealing for ourselves constructing a household enterprise is what conjures up me,” he stated. “The navy is difficult on households. As a father, continually deployed or transferred to different bases, I missed quite a lot of time with my youngsters. I make use of two of my youngsters and it’s the very best feeling. We’re making up for misplaced time whereas constructing a household legacy.” 

Whereas it may be onerous to choose a favourite, Paul says he has two which can be on the prime of his record. 

“My basic supervisor created our signature pizza named the “Voodoo.” It’s a neighborhood favourite,” he stated. “Alfredo base, mozzarella, provolone, cream cheese, pepperoni, boudin, jalapenos, sprint of pepperjack cheese. My different favourite is just not on our menu, nevertheless it’s a crimson sauce base, mozzarella, provolone, pepperoni, candied bacon, goat cheese and a drizzle of sizzling honey.”

To strive the Voodoo, or any of the opposite pizzas on the Jim Deggys menu, go to their location in Pineville, LA. 

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