Bay Area Entrepreneur With a Sweet Story Goes From Sobriety to the ‘Shark Tank’


By Dion Lim

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KGO) — A local entrepreneur with an inspirational story is hoping to cut a sweet deal with the Sharks on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank on Sunday May 5th.

Nestled in a tiny shop, packed with customers at busy Pier 39 sits Kelsey Witherow’s labor of love: Doughp, a safe-to-eat raw cookie dough business. Pretty soon, millions of people across the country will soon learn about her product…and her story when her episode air[ed]on ABC7.

“I love dessert, so for the latter part of my life, I thought, how could I make eating dessert my life?” laughs Witherow.

But there’s so much more to Doughp than just Instagrammable delectable looking dessert. There’s a story behind each and every scoop, stemming from a time that wasn’t so sweet.

“I had an on-and-off relationship with alcohol and it was holding me back from doing something more with my life,” she…click here to continue reading