Thursday, February 21, 2013
The two other Ridgewood bakeries are happy Buddy Valastro is in town, nj.com reports.
Thursday, February 21
The competition doesn't mind Buddy Valastro's presence in Ridgewood – if anything, they're embracing it. Izzy Yanay, whose wife is owner and head baker of Sook Pastry, and Agron Sadikaj, co-owner, of Heidi's Finest German Bakery, told nj.com that Carlo's Bake Shop will bring much needed business to Ridgewood. Villagers and visitors can now purchase Italian, French and German pastries. "We will see what the future brings, but I think this is really the first town which serves quality products from all the different countries of Europe," Sadikaj told the website.
Friday, February 8, 2013
Carlo's Bake Shop opens at 12 Wilsey Square on Sunday, Feb. 10.
[Update: Due to inclement weather, the grand opening in Ridgewood has been rescheduled for Sunday, Feb. 10 at 11 a.m.] Ridgewood is just the beginning, according to 'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro. The TLC reality television star and face of Hoboken-based Carlo's Bake Shop opens his new 3,000 square foot store in Ridgewood on Saturday. And, he tells The Star-Ledger, four more bakeries just like it could be opening in the area by the end of 2013. The Ridgewood location will cater to the customers who want the cakes and canolis without the lengthy tourist lines in Hoboken. A custom cake-making station is among the options offered at 12 Wilsey Square in the village, Valastro previously told Patch. Already building a growing empire of cakes in …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Buddy Valastro and his crew will be opening slightly later than had originally been anticipated.
Eager fans of the hit TLC show 'Cake Boss' will have to wait just a little bit longer to sample the cakes and treats at Carlo's Bakery, according to a recent report. Various impacts from Hurricane Sandy have pushed back the opening of the Hoboken-bred bakery's to December, a spokesman for Carlo's told northjersey.com. The bakery had planned to open in late November at the historic "Playhouse" buliding at 12 Wilsey Square in Ridgewood. Star of the show Buddy Valastro has been familiarizing himself more with Ridgewood -- he stopped by Bookends last week to promote his new Italian cookbook. "We expect to do very well in Ridgewood," Valastro previously told Patch. "We have some really cool offerings at this new location, like a custom cake bar…
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Hoboken's famous "Carlo's Bake Shop" is scheduled to open its second bakery in November — but this time, right here in Ridgewood.
Famed "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro will be setting up shop in Ridgewood's downtown, Carlo's City Hall Bake Shop confirmed to Patch. According to Valastro, the Hoboken tourist attraction will be opening another bakery at 12 Wilsey Square in Ridgewood, known as "The Playhouse Theater" building. Buddy and his "Cake Boss" crew are eyeing a late November opening for the 3,300 square foot bakery. "I'm from Little Ferry, NJ, so I'm familiar with the Ridgewood area," Valastro told Patch. "A lot of people in the Upper Bergen County area are intimidated by the line on Washington St. and after looking at a few spots we chose Ridgewood as our second Carlo's Bakery location." Mona Lisa's Bakery lasted a year in the same location before closing in 2011. …