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The Piping Gourmets


Batter Up, LLC is a WBENC certified woman-owned company and the parent company of The Piping Gourmets. Launched in 2011 by co-founders Leslie Kaplan and Carolyn Shulevitz, the pair have years of food and beverage and hospitality management experience. Leslie and Carolyn offer a variety of innovative, better-for-you snack cakes for today’s conscious consumer. The company co-founders pride themselves in providing a scrumptious snack cake baked with only quality natural ingredients. Leslie and Carolyn wouldn’t accept anything less for their families and insist on providing their customers with only what they would purchase themselves. Leslie and Carolyn bake it better for you.

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Missy Product Reviews Jan 2015
FaveHealthyRecipes.com – 10/15/2014
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Eating Out Without – 9/21/2014
imaceliac.com – 9/19/2014
vegan.com – 9/10/2014
Triumph Dining – 8/21/2014
Lets Be Yummy – 8/10/2014
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Eating Out Without – 5/27/2014
The Frugal Fork – 3/29/2014
Gluten Free Philly – 3/21/2014
Happy Cow Veggie Blog – 3/19/2014
Gluten Free Best Friends – 3/10/2014
celiac.com – 3/3/2014
Gluten Free Guru – 2/19/2014

Advisory Board

Managing Director, Golden Seeds

Rob is Managing Director of Golden Seeds, an angel investor organization targeting women-led ventures with the potential to grow into multi-million dollar business, and a Limited Partner in the Golden Seeds Fund 1 and Fund 2, ARC Angel Fund, Canrock Ventures and BluePrint Health, all of which invest in seed and early-stage companies with high growth potential.  Rob serves as an Advisor, The Eugene Lang Entrepreneurship Center at Columbia University where he has co-taught the MBA-level classes “Introduction to Venturing” and as an executive mentor in “Launching New Ventures” and “The Greenhouse Program.”  He is also on the Advisory Board of AccelFoods, an accelerator for packaged food and beverage startups.

Awards and Memberships!

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