North Carolina Client: Norma Zuñiga
Originally from Mexico, Norma Zuñiga is the owner of Dulce Dreams Café, a delightful bakery founded in January 2022. The bakery offers a delectable range of desserts, including the famous sweet and fluffy conchas and the classic tres leches cake. Dulce Dreams Café stands out for its unique variety of baked goods, and as a pop-up bakery it delights customers all over the Charlotte area, sharing the richness of Norma’s cultural heritage through her sweet creations.
Norma’s journey with Prospera began when she sought guidance to grow her business, encouraged by her satisfied customers. Through Prospera’s workshops and resources, Norma gained valuable knowledge and found new avenues for business growth. Additionally, Prospera connected her with training programs offered at the UNC Charlotte, further enhancing her entrepreneurial skills. Guided by Prospera, Norma identified opportunities to fulfill her dream, including obtaining the necessary licenses and certifications to operate her bakery, as well as accessing grants to support growth.
As a Hispanic entrepreneur, Norma encourages others to pursue their dreams with dedication and resilience, knowing that success requires hard work and perseverance. The name “Dulce Dreams” reflects her vision to inspire others to make their own sweet dreams come true.
With Prospera’s support, Norma’s dream of owning a bakery has become a reality. Dulce Dreams Café serves as a testament to the power of passion, culture, and determination, and Norma’s journey stands as an inspiring example for aspiring entrepreneurs. Together with Prospera, she is leaving a lasting impact on her community, one sweet dream at a time.
Find out more about Norma and her sweet delight on her website dulcedreamscafe.com