January 27, 2016 – Warrick Chu, CEO of Qoola Frozen Yogurt Bar, was recently recognized as Business in Vancouver’s 2015 Forty Under 40 at the annual gala held at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel.
Every year, BIV highlights the achievements of B.C.’s young entrepreneurs, executives and professionals who have exceeded in the areas of business, judgement, leadership and community contribution.
With passion, Warrick had a vision of revolutionizing the way people see food by re-educating the world about healthy living. Leaving behind a career in finance at Goldman Sachs, he embarked on a journey that aligned with his vision and opened the first Qoola in 2008.
Branching away from traditional industry standards of using a powder base for frozen yogurt, Qoola stands out by using ingredients that are fresh and never powdered. To this date, Qoola has expanded across Canada with 21 locations. Offering much more than yogurt, the menu has grown by including healthy deli options, such as sandwiches, wraps and salads that are mayo and butter free, in addition to locally baked, vegan friendly goods.
“The goal,” according to Chu, “is to be a one stop shop for healthy alternatives.”