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Kelly talks about her vegan and gluten free bakery in the latest edition of the Rochester Business Journal!
Opening a new business is never easy and Kelly talks about how her love for baking cakes, cookies and cupcakes brought her to owning her own bakery.
The RBJ is the leading source of Rochester business news, research and trends, delivering daily news statewide free by email.Check Out the Article!
Get Caked, a new vegan bakery was featured in the Chowhound section of Rochester’s CITY Newspaper!
In the article, owner Kelly Halligan talks about how her biochemistry background challenged her to create vegan and gluten free desserts. She also creates specialty cupcakes, cookies and cakes for private functions and corporate events in the heart of Rochester, NY’s art district.
I just had a really good feeling about the Village Gate,” Halligan says of her decision to drop roots in the evolving space, one that provides a lot of hungry traffic thanks to the gaggle of neighboring restaurants. But visitors to Get Caked have some tough decisions to make. Molasses, double chocolate chip, or oatmeal cookies? Black forest, chocolate-raspberry, or lemon cupcakes? Halligan’s selection rotates, and she’s got a good number of vegan options as well, like her deeply chocolate cupcakes, which are actually not a result of tinkering in the kitchen lab. “It was my grandma’s recipe,” she says. “It just happens to not have milk, eggs, or butter.”Check Out the Article!
Women are starting new businesses in greater numbers. Rochester’s own Kelly Halligan, started Get Caked (her vegan and gluten free bakery) with a degree in Biochemistry, some guidance and a dream.
Honestly, it’s the right time for me and I think that the economy is recovering and I think if people were to support their local businesses, that’s a huge part of it,” said Halligan.
A segment on the rising amount of women entrepreneurs in Rochester, featuring Get Caked.Watch It Here!