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Sweet Cheeks in the Desert at Famous Twin Palms Estate

February 28th, 2019|

Sweet Cheeks recently had the opportunity to work on an incredible project - a styled photo shoot at the famous Twin Palms Frank Sinatra Estate. The shoot came to life under the creative direction of Melody Ponce, wedding planner and designer at Winner Circle Events. It was an honor for [...]

Recipe – Cheebee Carrot Cake, A Family Recipe

February 25th, 2019|

While you certainly don’t need a special occasion or holiday to indulge in dessert, February hosts National Carrot Cake Day and we’re celebrating all month long. Family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation often hold a sweet spot in people’s hearts. The recipe for our Cheebee [...]

The 7 Sweetest Wedding Cake Trends of 2019

February 20th, 2019|

As engagement season unfolds, couples enter into an exciting time of dreaming, preparation and planning for their upcoming nuptials. One of the biggest, most delicious decisions of planning a wedding is, of course, the cake! From flavors and fillings to design and details, the cake is a wedding’s showpiece and [...]

Recipe – Vegan Chocolate Cake

January 30th, 2019|

As society becomes more health conscious and aware of how food and ingredients are processed, more of our clients ask for wholesome ingredients to be incorporated into their sweets. At Sweet Cheeks, we are equally as passionate about the ingredients that go in to our desserts as the designs and [...]

“The Halo-Effect” for Taylor + Fey at Rancho Valencia

January 23rd, 2019|

Who doesn’t love flowers on a B.A.C. (Big Ass Cake)? Whether the flowers are fresh or made of edible wafer paper or sugar, we love decorating with them for weddings. When Taylor and Fey requested a cake design that demanded HUNDREDS of sugar flowers, we were thrilled. Rather than asking [...]

Spreading Sweetness: Giving Back to La Mesa Arts Academy

January 17th, 2019|

The holiday season brings the spirit of giving! We recently had the opportunity to give back to the culinary students at La Mesa Arts Academy where Debra Sands, a positive and inspiring teacher, started a Culinary Program for her middle school students. The program teaches students basic cooking techniques, how to [...]

Sweet Cheeks Says Farewell to Donna Cellere, “The Left Cheek”

December 27th, 2018|

There is no real easy way to say “Buon Viaggio” to a friend moving away, but when it’s one of your BEST FRIENDS of 18 years, who also happens to be your business partner for 11 of those, it is even harder. While I am SO EXCITED for Donna and [...]

Recipe – Classic Gingerbread Cookies

December 20th, 2018|

This year, with news spreading of their deliciousness, our gingerbread cookies have seen a proliferation in orders. Thousands have already been served at industry events and ordered for holiday dinners by our restaurant & hotel partners, not to mention handed out by our team at charity fundraisers, and decorated by [...]

Gabi + Jim’s Birch Aquarium Wedding

December 17th, 2018|

Gabi & I found some wonderful mutual contacts & connections when we met, and I just couldn't have been happier to work for her & Jim. They're not only a gorgeous duo, but dynamite people with very big hearts. Gabi worked for years in nursing at Rady's Children's Hospital, one [...]

Stylized Shoot for the New Intercontinental

December 10th, 2018|

Moving high class and urban chic to the downtown San Diego harborside, the new Intercontinental is not only the coolest new wedding venue in San Diego with spectacular views but already one of our favorite venues and happiest new clients! The Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) wisely hired in a killer [...]

Happy 243rd Birthday to the Marine Corps Ball!

December 3rd, 2018|

Happy 243rd Birthday!!! We were thrilled & privileged once again to provide cakes for numerous Marine Corps Ball events this year! The US Military presence here in San Diego is so important to our country, our neighborhood, and our safety, and we are proud to participate by sharing our skills [...]

Recipe – Royal Icing: Quite Presidential

November 29th, 2018|

Royal Icing, although sounding very glamorous and fancy, is actually a very simple recipe that's easy enough for children to make for their own holiday cookie decorating. We think ours is PARTICULARLY fun to use because it was also the recipe used since the Carter Administration at The White House. [...]

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