Who We Are

Eat Speak Love, LLC (ESL) serves to amplify Akron’s minority and women-owned businesses and empowers them toward economic equity.

ESL partners with local food visionaries, artists, public speakers, and small businesses to provide our patrons with a new taste or view of Akron. ESL serves as a launchpad for women and minority entrepreneurs to showcase their unique brands, vision, and passion projects. At ESL, our patrons are invested in the revitalization of Akron’s economy, cultural diversity, and overall small business expansion.

Connection * Collaboration * Celebration

What’s New

What We Do


Eat Speak Love partners with local food visionaries to offer our patrons a new culinary adventure to experience and enjoy.


Eat Speak Love offers trainings and seminars on a myriad of topics ranging from Gratitude to Relationships to Purpose. (currently offered virtually)


We have officially launched our small business subscription box, The smallBIG Box. Patrons will have the opportunity to fall in love with a new product, idea, or service.