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Tay Ho Restaurant Founder Vivian Yenson, a twenty-one-year-old full-time college senior is the eldest granddaughter of Linda Tuyet Nguyen, the original matriarch of this family-owned business and the eldest daughter of Nguyen’s eldest son Jayce Yenson, CEO of Tay Ho Restaurants and Tay Ho Food Company. Tay Ho was originally established in 1986 as a traditional Vietnamese sit down restaurant, but the family story began long before. As newcomers to America, the Yenson family worked all together in tiny bánh cuốn shops where Linda Tuyet Nguyen grew to be a trusted member of the community with folks looking to her for her excellent palate. Her passion for Vietnamese cuisine and the numerous bonds she created with her customers led to a larger vision and this is where it all began. Vivian, a business major with a concentration in finance and operations supply chain saw there was a data job opening at Tay Ho and not long after she started her father realized she had a real grasp for numbers. As Vivian got more involved at Tay Ho working side-by-side with her father, he could see her entrepreneurial spirit and that she was becoming more and more inspired each day realizing she could combine her love of business and her lifelong love of food. It was then Vivian’s passion parlayed into a creative vision bringing Tay Ho’s authentic and delicious Vietnamese street food to the masses by taking the Tay Ho tradition to-go.