When you click on our advertisements and purchase products or services through our links we earn a small commission.

mike’s hot honey

How I Built Mike's Hot Honey Into A $40 Million-A-Year Business

Make It: How I Built Mike’s Hot Honey Into A $40 Million-A-Year Business

After years of creating and perfecting his hot honey recipe at home, Mike Kurtz brought in a bottle to show his boss, Paulie Gee, while serving as his pizza apprentice. Paulie loved it, and the unique topping quickly became a hit. From there, demand grew and what had started as a hobby for Mike, suddenly picked up steam and is now a full-blown company bringing in $40 million a year.