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Staff Portraits! Today’s Culinary Superstar: Carla DeGenova

If there is anyone who loves to feed the staff at Le Dolci, it is our Head Baker, Carla.  Her calm demeanour and wonderful smile paired with her genius creations win us over every time. At 5’11, she will frequently ask her colleagues what life looks like from their short point of view.Tall and mighty, here’s presenting Staff Portraits with Carla DeGenova:

Q 1. If you were a new entry to the cake case, which cake would you be?

I would be a passion fruit cake because passion fruit is the best flavour in the world.

Q 2. If you could be a cupcake, what flavour would you choose?

I would be a chocolate cupcake with chocolate buttercream.

Q 3. Who is your favourite superhero?

Wonder Woman!

Q 4. What is your spirit animal?

A horse because they are sturdy and elegant.

Q 5. What is one word to describe you best?

I am going to say calm.

Q 6. What is your favourite part about being a cake baker/decorator?

I enjoy the creative freedom that baking brings.

Q 7. Are there any suggestions or advice you would like to tell customers?

Trust the baker and give them the creative freedom to make your cake.

Q 8.  What has been your best creation so far?

The gluten free chocolate cookie – I love baking chocolate desserts.

Q 9. Who inspires you the most, and why?

My Mom is my biggest inspiration because she does everything. Cooking, baking, woodwork and everything else. She is great at whatever she tries and I aspire to be like her.

Q 10. Who would you like to share a piece of cake with, dead or alive?

I would like to share a piece of cake with Lucille Ball, because everyone loves Lucy.

Come by the store to meet Carla and discuss your favourite funny moments from I Love Lucy!

Our staff are in shop Monday-Friday putting cakes together for various different events and retailers. Located at 1006 Dundas Street West across from Trinity Bellwoods Park, you can see them through our store front window working their hardest to meet the demands of our beloved clients. Drop by and take a look for yourself!

Stay Tuned for our next Staff Portrait!

-Nathan & Team Le Dolci