Outdoor Weddings: Tip #3 (and more!)

GOOD IDEA:  sunglasses for guests if the ceremony is in bright sun Probably no couple prays for rain on their wedding day, but bright sun can create just as many issues... Thankfully there are lots of great, stylish ways to keep your guests comfortable and your photos fabulous. Sunscreen in baskets as guests enter the [...]

First Triathlon by a Cheek! Lap ’em Left Cheek!

Team Cheeks supports The Left Cheek, Ms. Donna, as she beautifully finishes her very first TRIATHLON here in San Diego!!! In a show of tremendous effort, multiple Cheeks rose out of bed on an early Sunday morning to cheer on their fearless leader Donna as she finished her very first triathlon!  WOO HOO!!!  So much [...]

Guest Chefs in the Kitchen!

What amazing friends we have in this industry! We do whatever we can for them, especially our chef buddies ...and no better way for them to show their appreciation of SWEET CHEEKS than to cook for US! Woo hoo!!!! One blessed morning, in came Chefs Mark & Justin from Loew's Coronado Resort to create some [...]

SD Wine + Food Festival

We have been fortunate to be involved in the San Diego Bay Food + Wine Classic since its first year!  Originally, we started off helping some of the planners, and we also, as a Certified Sommeliers, taught wine classes. In Sweet Cheeks's first year of business, Donna & I won “Best Dessert," entering their 'Chef of the [...]

Fit Foodie Fun Run

 Want to feel better about that Thanksgiving meal?  Well, the week before Thanksgiving, Saturday November 23rd, is the Cooking Light + Health Magazines' Fit Foodie 5K.  The race is an opportunity for San Diego foodies to work up an appetite, on a course that features friends and family cheering stations, a finish line celebration, and a [...]

Happy Anniversary!

Finding good employees is difficult for any small business, and for Sweet Cheeks, although we create delicious and make happy memories all day, every day, we too have difficulty.  So, when we find an amazing employee that works as hard as ever for the business, well that person deserves recognition! Krista Lautenbach was our first hire. [...]

birthday parties in house – teaching kids to bake!

Not all birthday parties look the same.  Sure, we make cakes and treats for birthdays celebrating all ages, and we usually bring the cake to the respective party, but sometimes the party comes to us! Recently we had a special 10th birthday party in house for Francesca Fong.  It was her dream to celebrate her [...]

Time-lapse Video

Take a look at what our friend,  Laura Christin, of  Laura Christin Photography, made for us.  The video shows our kitchen right before our 3rd birthday party, in the process of preparing, then shows the party itself, and finishes with all the cleanup. Sorry no music is attached, but if gives you an idea of the hustle and [...]

Donating deliciousness…

  Recently, we helped with a small donation to an important fundraiser benefitting Casa de Amparo - An organization that assists neglected and mistreated children.  The kids in the organization are all kids who need a little extra attention in their lives, and we greatly appreciate our friend (and former Weddings of Distinction member) Tiffany Arnaldo for organizing [...]

“I now pronounce you…; you can now eat some Bacon!” – Bacon Fest at the Del Mar Fair

As we mentioned last week, the Big Bite Bacon Fest took place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, and what also took place at this flavorful event: a wedding! Yes, we said wedding.  The creators of the Bacon Fest (Farmer John sponsored the event at the Fairgrounds) offered a fully-paid wedding & honeymoon for a lucky couple, and the lucky couple turned out [...]

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