Topic: From the kitchen to the supermarkets
Karen Lebsanft is the CEO and founding Director of The Kurrajong Kitchen Group. From 1993 to present, Karen and her husband Ben have taken the business from a small restaurant in Kurrajong to the large established kitchen in Windsor. Kurrajong Kitchen Lavosh is a well know brand Australia wide and popular with the food service industry as leaders in flatbread products.
Karen prides herself on the family values that the business has been built on and is well supported by her husband Ben, daughter Lorna and son Jack, in keeping this brand top of mind.
With an Advanced Diploma of Business Management and working in Corporate Companies, Karen drew on her knowledge, skills and experience to set up The Kurrajong Kitchen Group. Karen is a member of various Business Networking groups and supports the charity Feel the Magic as a mentor during their camps. She has raised over $5,000 for the charity in her recent New York Marathon run.
In 2017 Karen won the prestigious award for Business Person of the Year for the Hawkesbury, NSW. On a personal level won the National Award for Curvette of the Year and in November ran the New York Marathon.
Karen ‘s passion for public speaking will see her engaged with companies Australia wide as they sought her knowledge and story of a humble beginning to a leading Australian, family owned, manufacturing company in the food industry.