As Father’s Day comes near, I can’t help be reminded of the man who inspired me in so many ways, including getting into decorating cakes.
Before he came to America, dad worked in a pastry shop in Athens Greece. He didn’t move to the United States until 1959, when he took his first job working at the University Club’s bakery in down town Chicago . His next job was working at the Morrison Hotel as a Pastry Chef. Around 1963, he started working at Heinemann’s Bakery decorating petit fours and wedding cakes. (more…)