Thumb Bread

How It Began… Fourteen years ago in 2007, Arzu had a vision for our restaurant start-up, Flatbread Grill®. She wanted us to bake our own special bread daily on-premise. One of the breads didn’t actually exist in physical form. It only existed in her head. Arzu had an obsession with fresh bread since she was […]

THUMB BREAD®

Extraordinary Artisanal Bread

Mehmet Esendemir

Happy Father’s Day

In celebration of Father’s Day (and the World Cup), we wanted to celebrate and share a little bit about our father’s entrepreneurial journey with you. Our father, Mehmet, played soccer in Turkey as a goalie for Nevşehirspor and Kütahyaspor. Mehmet left behind his dream of becoming a professional soccer player in pursuit of a college […]

What is an entrepreneur?

The Esendemir Sisters Answer: What is an entrepreneur? When Inc. Magazine’s Trep Life web series approached us about doing a behind-the-scenes profile piece on our entrepreneurial story, we were both flattered and nervous. We were nervous because we had been anonymously hiding behind our restaurant concept, Flatbread Grill, for a good seven years and saying yes […]