Heaven Leigh of Bodhi - Growing Up Wasian, Mother-Daughter Struggles & Saving The Family Business | Ep. 26
November 20, 2022
Level: Asian Podcast
We’re joined by Heaven Leigh, a third-generation restauranteur and owner of Bodhi Restaurant Bar, a well-renowned, plant-based Pan-Asian yum cha spot in Sydney.
In Part 1 of this episode, Heaven sits down with us to share her compelling story around the multi-million dollar sacrifices she’s made to support her family, lessons she’s learned from her entrepreneurial mother, Lee-Leng Whong, and adversities she’s faced – especially as a female in the hospitality industry.
Heaven’s Entrepreneurial Mother & Her Westernised Father
Navigating Through the Culinary Industry
The Transition of Taking Over Bodhi
Saving the Business & Repairing The Relationship with Mum
The Pressure of Supporting the Family
Exploring Creative Avenues with Bodhi
Building Bodhi to Be a Success & Juggling Motherhood