About “The Boss”
If you happen to be a fan of TLC’s hit show Cake Boss, then you’re probably familiar with master baker Buddy Valastro. The well-known celebrity chef, entrepreneur and reality star happens to be on our list of inspirational clients. The former ‘mom and pop’ bakery’s national success didn’t happen overnight, but comes from generations of gifted bakers. The family-owned bakery known as “Carlo’s Bake Shop” has deep roots that go back to 1910, when it was originally opened by Carlos Guastaffero. The shop was eventually acquired by Buddy’s father, Bartolo Sr., and after his death in 1964, his children Grace, Maddalena, Mary, Lisa and Bartolo Jr. “Buddy” continued carrying out the decadent legacy.