I don’t think I have seen this level of excitement about something in Dallas since J.R. was shot. Carlo’s Bakery is opening in Dallas this week and I’ve got the inside scoop!
I stopped by to chat with Buddy’s right-hand-man Mauro Caetano and brother-in-law Maurizio Belgiovine when they were in town to check on the construction of the new Carlo’s Bakery going in to Preston Center (8319 Preston Road in the old LaMadeleine space). You don’t know who Buddy is? Buddy Valastro is the master baker of Carlo’s Bakery and he and his family operated shop are featured on the TLC TV show Cake Boss. The original location is in Hoboken, New Jersey. On Saturday, March 19th Buddy will be here for the 8:30 AM ribbon cutting and opening of the Dallas location. And my insider information tells me that he will be here all day baking cakes. When I talked to Mauro and Maurizio, they shared some interesting insights with me.
Q: Why open in Dallas?
A: We always wanted to be in Texas. We’ve had our eye on Dallas for a long time. This location is perfect for us.
Q: Carlo’s Bakery is best known for…
A: 1) Lobster Tails 2) Cannoli
Q: What is your secret ingredient?
A: We only use fresh ingredients and we only source top of the line ingredients.
Q: What is your best seller?
A: The red velvet cupcake
Q: What would you be doing if you didn’t work at Carlo’s Bakery?
Well, there you have it. I will be at the grand opening on Saturday morning. Who is joining me? xoxo- Tanya
Photo credit: Carlo’s Bakery