The Cake Plate
Long time Austinite, Scott Calvert, attended The New England Culinary Institute before opening his own bakery in 1996. Previously, he had held the position of Executive Pastry Chef with Motorola Inc. in Austin, Texas.
Originally named Countryside Baking Company, The Cake Plate was renamed in 1998. Specializing in deserts, The Cake Plate is a fully personalized bakery, ranging from simple elegance to over the top extravagance. Employing a staff of talented and creative team members, Scott also provides a full range of custom deserts for many Austin area restaurants and catering companies.
Baking is a natural extension of Scott’s Italian heritage. He grew up surrounded by family, food and friends. Supported by his wife, Gretchen, and daughter, Carlie, he has been able to achieve personal and business success. The Cake Plate has continued to evolve even to include destination weddings as far away as Acapulco and New York. While supporting themed parties from college football to special occasion events.
As the major showpiece of your reception, the wedding cake should reflect the personality of the new couple and the ambiance of your celebration. Custom wedding cakes by The Cake Plate can be elegant, ornate, classic, extravagant, or glitzy, but like the bride, they are always stunning. The Cake Plate works one-on-one with each couple adding expertise to your detailed ideas to create the cake of your dreams.