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Sweet Pastry

American Made Since 2013

Dorian O'Connell

Boulder, Colorado
Changing the world bite by bite. Trying to create a world that stops buying packaged foods and has the knowledge and access to quality sweets. :)
Food,

Tell us about your business.

I have always envisioned "Sweet Pastry". I just wasn't sure how to get started. My mom said, "Do it, you have nothing to lose". Everyday it has been an adventure and I love every second of it. I offer a huge array of desserts from confections to cakes. I have an online store, dessert club, and an educational blog where I teach natural baking with good ingredients. Ever wonder how something is made? Ask and I can do a blog post. I love giving you the tools and options to do it yourself or buy it from me. I have just been featured on Channel 9 news, a newspaper and magazine for my business. In 2005 I was awarded USA Pastry Chef of the Year which I had to create a winning Sugar and Chocolate Showpiece. I was the youngest chef to receive this prestigious award.

What makes your business stand out?

I love to share my knowledge and skills, that I have learned in my many years of training. I understand we all live busy lives and don't always have time to bake. I try as hard as I can to make it easy for people to buy unprocessed , mass produced chemical laden foods. Sweet Pastry is a company based around eating and teaching others about the beauty and art of food. Every sweet is packaged with love and care.

What's the best business advice you've received?

If running a business was easy everyone would do it!~GP

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