Carlo’s Bakery, the setting of the hit TLC Series Cake Boss, will open a third location in Westfield and much more!


Carlo’s Bakery, the setting of the hit TLC series Cake Boss has announced it will open a third location in Westfield, NJ.

Carlo’s currently has two other locations, its flagship bakery in Hoboken, NJ and its second location in Ridgewood.

“After my first visit to Westfield, I knew I wanted Carlo’s here,” said Buddy Valastro, owner of Carlo’s Bakery, also known as the “Cake Boss. “This is a very exciting time for Carlo’s Bakery as we expand to our second location outside of Hoboken. We are thrilled to be joining the Westfield community.” 

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Carlo’s Bakery Westfield, as it will be formally known, will offer all of the best that Carlo’s Bakery is known for including the Custom Cake Bar, first introduced in Ridgewood.

“I always love getting my fans and customers involved. The Cake Bar allows everybody to create their own custom cake, watch it come to life right in front of their eyes and enjoy a more personal experience at the bakery.”

The bakery will be located at 21 East Broad Street, a short walk from the Westfield train station.  The bakery will occupy 2,100 square feet, and is expected to open later this year.

About Carlo’s Bakery:
Opened in 1910, Carlo’s Bakery is renowned for its delicious creations, hardworking staff, and family atmosphere. Carlo’s has always spearheaded the recent custom cake craze, and has garnered attention from a variety of media outlets including Brides, Rachael Ray Show, Huffington Post and Good Morning America.
Most recently, Carlo’s has been showcased as the setting for TLC’s hit shows Cake Boss and Next Great Baker.

Amy Currie and her Secrets of a Home Cook, is bringing her talents to Vita's Kitchen

You could say that Amy Currie is curiously obsessive about cooking, eating and just about anything that has to do with food. This Summit Mom and cook extraordinaire, credits her grandmother with her passion for cooking who she says at a young age "mesmerized her with pearls of cooking wisdom which tumbled out of her mouth as eloquently as the ones she wore around her neck." Amy learned a lot of secrets in her Grandmother's kitchen like how to roast a chicken (nudge whole, unpeeled garlic cloves underneath), to how to make chicken soup (because nothing was wasted), to perfect pie crust (add ground nuts), and light as air cake (don't overbeat).

Click here to read the full article about Amy and more interesting fun classes in her series at Vita Organic Foods.!
VITA ORGANIC FOODS - 320 Springfield Avenue - Summit, NJ

Memorable Mangalitsa at the Ryland Inn
Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Time: 7 p.m.
Join the staff at The Ryland Inn as Chef Anthony Bucco utilizes every part of a prized pig in a delectable tasting five course menu paired with a cocktail or glass of wine. The entire evening and ambiance is sure to highlight the magnificent flavor of the Mangalitsa. Call for information and reservations.  The Ryland Inn, 115 Old Highway 28, Whitehouse Station. Call for reservations and information: 908.534.401.

Wines of Piedmont Five-Course Wine Dinner at Pleasantdale Chateau
Friday, March 15th, 2013
6:30 p.m. Reception -  7 p.m. Dinner
The Menu:
Chef's Selection of Hors d'Oeuvres
Marcarini Moscato d’Asti 2011
& Bongiovanni Dolcetto d’Alba 2010
Braised Rabbit, Riso Superfino Risotto Alla Piemontese
Einaudi Dolcetto di Dogliani 2009
Squab, Grilled Radicchio, Cannellini Beans, Pancetta, Natural Jus
Conterno Fantino Barbera d’Alba Vignota 2009
Marinated Boar Tenderloin
Mascarpone and Sage Polenta, Sweet and Sour Glaze
Ca' Rome' Barbaresco Sörì Rio Sordo
Wood-Roasted Piedmontese Beef
All-Natural Ribeye with Leeks, Pioppini Mushrooms, and Truffle Sauce
Conterno Fantino Barolo Sörì Ginestra 2008
Chocolate and Hazelnut Tart
Gaudio Bricco Mondalino Malvasia di Casorzo Dolce Stil Novo 2011
Cost: $150 per person (Tax and Service Charge included).
For reservations and more information please call Laura Madden at: 908.534.4011. Seating is limited. Overnight accommodations are available.
Pleasantdale Chateau, 757 Eagle Rock Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey.
Watch for an Exciting Announcement from Darby Road Public House & Restaurant, 450 Park Avenue, ScotchPlains: Call: 908.288.7667.
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Millicent K. Brody is an award-winning writer and photographer and a resident of Westfield, New Jersey.  Contact her at

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