Traverse City Potato Chips
BY DAVID L. BARBER
Chippin’ Away With Great Lakes Potato Chip Co.
“Eddie, what happened to my blankets?” said Ed Girrbach’s mother when she noticed they were missing. Ed jokes that after he explained he’d been selling them as ponchos to his schoolmates, “mom’s ...
In Issue 2017 November, Making it in NM By Clark Miller
Making It in Northern Michigan: Great Lakes Potato Chip Co. stacks its sales growth
Six years ago, restaurateur Ed Girrbach was thinking about starting a new business.
By Ross Boissoneau on June 26, 2017Tagged Cool Companies, Food & Drink, Work Here, Traverse City
Another Making It In Michigan Success Story: Great Lakes Potato Chip Company
After leaving a 28-year career in the financial industry, Ed Girrbach opened a pizza restaurant in downtown Traverse City with his wife and son. Part of their expansion ...