From the monthly archives: January 2013

That Takes the Cake! has two special on-site competitions this year – a Cake Club Cake-Off Challenge (Saturday 2:30 – 4:30) and a Speed Wedding Cake Competition (Sunday 12:30 – 2:00). Email Jennifer Bartos if you are interested in participating and she will send you more information.


Capital Confectioners is happy to announce Craftsy as a new sponsor for the “That Takes the Cake” Sugar Art Show & Cake Competition this year! We’ve got an exciting partnership lined up that will involve hands-on demonstrations. More details coming soon, but for now we’d like to help spread word about their current Groupon for 50% off the cost of their excellent video classes:


Make It Sweet’s latest newsletter is all about our cake show and the upcoming deadlines so be sure to check it out and register for the cake show here! Early bird registration ends on January 18 so sign up now to get a discount.


From Jessica, the owner:

Crema Bakery & Cafe, a new spot opening in Southwest Austin, is looking for a baker/cake decorator with a passion for quality, creativity and great customer service. We’re looking for someone who can help elevate Crema become a destination for customers who crave delicious, scratch-made goodies, including breakfast pastries, cakes, pies, cake balls, fudge and whatever else we feel like putting in the cases. (Yes, you WILL have a say in what’s on the menu!) In addition to baking, this person will be responsible for consulting with clients and bringing their visions for custom cake creations to life.

The cafe is scheduled to open just before Valentine’s Day. Still working out the schedule and hours/compensation… honestly, that will depend on how busy we are. (In other words, the quicker we start building a reputation for AWESOME, the more hours will be available!) You will need a City of Austin registered food handlers permit before you can come to work.

If you’re interested, please send an email to Jessica at Please include a resume, a sentence about why this job appeals to you and some pictures of your work or link to your website. If you have questions, send those along too.