Linking Indy Women Presents: Gwendolyn Rogers of The Cake Bake Shop

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Linking Indy Women Presents: Gwendolyn Rogers of The Cake Bake Shop

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GUEST SPEAKER: Gwendolyn Rogers, Owner & Founder of The Cake Bake Shop

Gwendolyn Rogers has created a storybook restaurant in a cottage that took two and a half years for her to design & remodel. When you walk through the French doors, the sparkling chandeliers, antiqued mirrors, French inspired furniture, beautiful seasonal decorations and the rich aroma of the French chocolate cakes baking in the oven immediately greets you. Enjoy French pressed coffee with a slice of homemade cake or pie. Enjoy a cup of warm sipping chocolate topped with fresh whipped cream and a warm cookie right out of the oven. She offers an incredible lunch of ‘The Best Quiche You Will Ever Have’, homemade soups, salades, sandwiches, even a true French Croque Monsieur (Fall menu only). Behind the kitchen window, master bakers gently sieve non-bromated flours from Vermont, aluminum-free baking powders & sugars and large pots of French & Belgian Chocolate melting on the stove. Once the oven dings, everything at the Cake Bake Shop has come together to create a truly sweet and savory experience. Choose from our list of the best French wines & champagnes to accompany any of our lunches, cakes, cookies, pies & desserts. Gwendolyn’s Cake Bake Shop has become the destination of Indianapolis for celebrating birthdays, anniversaries and all the special occasions life offers.

Gwendolyn worked with Lenox for her own line of fine china designed exclusively for the Cake Bake Shop. French rolling pins are available for sale, they are made for her in Dorset, Vermont. Pixie Glitter™, Pixie Fetti™ & Champagne Glitters™ are Gwendolyn’s own patent items offered to all of her customers, available in custom made pretty pink jars. She has her own wine label ‘Doberge’ which is sold exclusively in her shop and has a line called Silver Celebrations London, designed with her design partner Vivi in London, that designs silver candle holders for cakes. All items Gwendolyn makes are available for all of her customers.

Gwendolyn and her shop have received many awards & recognition. Before opening her shop, she won ‘Best Cake’ at London’s Cake & Bake Show at the Earls Court Convention Center for her chocolate cake, she was awarded 2nd place in Valrhona’s ‘Show us Your Chocolate’ by judges Florian Bellanger & Jaques Torres, and Martha Stewarts American Made showcased her Cherry Pie.

Gwendolyn has a partnership with the national brand Williams-Sonoma and her famous cakes are now available on the Williams-Sonoma website. Also excited to announce her partnership with Costco. Cake Bake Shop gift cards are now available in all Costco’s in the state of Indiana and her shop has the highest selling gift card in the state to date with over 1/4 million dollars in sales.

Since her shop opening in 2014 she has been recognized for the following:

Gwendolyn’s Mint Chocolate Chip Cake has been chosen by Oprah Winfrey to be featured on her famous ‘O’ List in the April edition of ‘The Oprah Magazine’. Her shop was awarded ‘Best Of Indy 2018’ ‘Best of the Midwest-2017’ by Midwest Travel Magazine, the winner for ‘Best Bakery’ in Indiana by Indy’s A-List’ 2017 & 2016. Preceding, Gwendolyn was voted ‘Best Apple Pie’ by Channel 4’s RTV6, voted ‘#1 Cakes in Indianapolis’ by Best Rated, voted ‘Top Spot’ to visit in Indianapolis by Top Spots. In 2016 & 2017, ‘Winner Best Bakery’ in Indianapolis by Indy’s A-List, awarded ‘Certificate of Excellence’ by Trip Advisor, voted ‘Best Chocolate Chip Cookie’ in all 50 States by Tripping, ‘Best of the Midwest-2016’ by Midwest Travel, voted ‘#1 Bakery in Indiana’ by Trip Advisor, voted ‘Top 5 Bakeries in America’ by Central Restaurant. Featured as ‘Best of Indy’ with her Millionaire Cake on the cover of Indianapolis Monthly, rated ‘Top 10 Best Things To Do’ in Indianapolis by Zagat (#2), recommended by The Conrad Hotel as ‘Top 5 Must Do’s’ while visiting Indianapolis.

In 2015, was awarded ‘Top 25 Best New Restaurants’, voted ‘Best Desserts in Indianapolis’ by Indianapolis Monthly, won ‘Best Local Pie’ by B105.7, voted ‘Coolest Places to Eat in Indy’ by Yahoo Food, named ‘Must See Destination’ by Visit Indy.

EVENT AGENDA

7:30am Coffee & Food!

8:00 Welcome Guest Speaker, Gwendolyn Rodgers

8:45 Q & A

9:00 See You Next Time!

OUR SPONSORS:

The Hatch, Kicks Digital Marketing, Tinker Coffee Co.

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