77 total reviews
We got our wedding back from "cake" and it was truly the best wedding cake I've ever had. Many of our guests made a point to tell us this as well. The service we received was very professional and helpful from the scheduling of appointments, to tasting and payment. They delivered exactly what they said they would and were a pleasure with which to work. It was not inexpensive, but you certainly get what you pay for. I would definitely recommend them to other brides.
Our wedding cake from Cake Chicago was beautiful and more importantly, delicious!!! The cake tasting process was very easy and fun. We didn't know what design we wanted first, so Mary talked us through the different design ideas. After we figured out what we wanted, Mary was able provide us with a sketch of the cake and suggested areas to improve the design. We were really happy with our cake and would recommend Cake Chicago to others!
Cake-Chicago created an absolutely delicious and beautiful cake for our wedding this past Saturday, November 15th. From the tasting experience to the final creation, Cake-Chicago was wonderful, and we highly recommend them. Thank you so much for our wedding cake, we will never forget it!
Jennifer and Mark Scheuer
We were thrilled with our wedding cake! It looked beautiful and was so delicious!
Cake-Chicago make our wedding cake for our 10-18-14 wedding and it was outstanding! I showed them a picture of something I ripped out of a magazine and they made mine look EXACTLY like the picture! Not to mention we chose carrot cake with salted caramel & cream cheese fillings!
Cake-Chicago made our wedding cake and it was AMAZING!! Not only was it beautiful, but it was so delicious. We got a ton of compliments from our guests about how tasty it was.
The whole process was very easy with them - we had tasting in their cute bakery and got to try a ton of different flavors. We narrowed it down and decided to do two tiers with red velvet cake and cream cheese frosting, and the other tiers with yellow cake and buttercream filling. YUM!
Thank you cake-chicago!!
Cake-chicago was such a wonderful vendor to work with! They were easy to communicate with through e-mail and Gretchen and Mary were wonderful to work with. I am a pretty indecisive bride and Mary helped me choose the perfect design and fillings. We went with a yellow buttercake with cream cheese and bittersweet chocolate mousse. Our cake was beautiful and delicious! We got many compliments from guests on how much they enjoyed our wedding cake. I highly recommend choosing cake-chicago for your wedding cake.
We could not be happier with our wedding cake from Cake Chicago! Design-wise, we opted for a very simple three-tier square cake, with fresh flowers and it turned out perfect. Their unique flavors are the best, hands down, and guests raved about how good the cake was. We would definitely recommend Cake Chicago!!
I absolutely LOVED my wedding cake!!! It was better in person than I had imagined! Gretchen and Mary were amazing!
The staff at Cake - Chicago created an amazing wedding cake that our guests went crazy over. Mary and Gretchen were a pleasure to work with and the cake design and tasting was definitely the best part of the wedding planning! Everyone came up to us afterward to comment how delicious it was. For sure, order extra so your guests can take some home.
We LOVED our wedding cake! My husband and I knew that we wanted something not too sweet and different than what people typically eat as cake at a wedding...so at our tasting we tried a few interesting options. We settled on the orange almond cake with two layers of cinnamon, one middle layer of nutella, and italian meringue icing.
It was literally a slice of heaven!! None of the flavors were too strong or overpowering and complimented each other quite nicely. Many of our guests told us it was some of the best cake they've ever tasted. Cake Sweet Food Chicago is the absolute best, hands down.
Cake Chicago provided the cake for our wedding and we couldn't have been happier with our cake. Everything from the design to the quality and taste, we were proud of our cake. We were invited in for a tasting and we designed our cake at that point, and everything turned out perfectly. Very highly recommended, they were a pleasure to work with.
We went through this vendor since our reception location uses this place for the cake. Even from the tasting, I knew our cake was going to be fantastic! It was so fresh, and there was a good mix of classic and creative flavors. We had have so many compliments about people loving our cake, even from people who normally don't like sweets. Thanks so much for making our cake a hit at the wedding!
I had heard great things about "Cake" from several vendors and multiple wedding planners and was excited to go for a trial. At the trial they patiently explained the process and gave my fiance and I ample time (and as much cake and frosting as needed) to sample. After an hour or so, we decided on our cake flavor. The cake is hands down the best cake flavor/texture/level of moist I've ever had.
A few weeks later my mom really wanted to try some of the cake flavors as well, and Mary and Gretchen were so kind to accommodate her wishes and set us up with a "to go" package with our requested flavors (we were on a tight schedule).
Their service was top notch. I changed my mind on small details numerous times and even changed plans from having one large cake to having a cake "sweets" table (so five smaller cakes) all with different flavors and design. They were again so agreeable and flexible and helped me create exactly what I envisioned.
On my wedding day, the cakes looked exactly as I had hoped and tasted incredible. I was completely satisfied. I will only go to "Cake" in the future for any cakes that I need. Everyone told me that it was the best wedding cake(s) they had ever had.
We used cake-chicago because it was part of the package included with our reception at the Blackstone hotel. We're so glad that they work with each other, because this truly was one of the best cakes we've ever eaten! The cake tasted fantastic. One of my uncles said he usually doesn't like wedding cakes, but always tries them--he ate his entire piece and said it was the best cake he's ever had (including the cake from his own wedding).
It was incredibly easy to work with Gretchen and Mary. They were easily accessible via email, and after our tasting, we never really had anything to worry about. Cake was delivered on time, we had plenty for everybody, and we got to keep both our top tier and the second tier. It's 2 days later, and half of the second tier has been eaten already. Can't wait for the 1 year anniversary to eat the top tier!
We would strongly recommend working with cake-chicago if you want to have a delicious cake and an easy experience during your wedding planning!
Gretchen was a pleasure to work with from the detailed tasting and design session to coordination with delivery to our venue, cake exceeded our expectations. Our guests repeatedly said it was the best wedding cake they had ever eaten! The cake was truly a work of art and simply stunning. Thank you for adding some delicious sweetness to our special day!!
I had my wedding at The Blackstone so Cake was my only option and my entire experience was amazing!! It was really important to me that my cake be beautiful but also taste amazing and it was! Mary came up with the best flavor combination--chocolate, buttercream, raspberry, and red velvet!--and her design knocked my socks off. She is truly a cake artist and has an amazing vision. She took all our feedback and came back with a sketch that was nothing that I was expecting and everything I wanted. It was refreshing to see a new concept and something I hadn't seen on Pinterest or at other weddings. It made my cake feel like mine. They are amazing at what they do!
My husband and I used Cake Chicago for our wedding cake and LOVED them! Gretchen created a personalized wedding cake and even used the lace pattern on my veil as decoration for the cake! The cake tasted very fresh and the flavors were exactly how we remembered them tasting when we went to the cake tasting a few months ago. Many of our guests told us that it was the best wedding cake they have ever had at a wedding!
Cake-Chicago was seriously amazing from the minute we stepped through their door. The cake testing was towards the end of our wedding process and I was pretty burnt out on making decisions but they made it so easy! Gretchen is wonderful with communication and the it was truly the best cake I've ever had! We were able to choose the exact design from pictures they showed us and test different cake with different fillings, all were so good!! The designer is amazing and even wanted to know our flower types so she could incorporate them on the sides our cake. It was an amazing experience and I highly recommend them!!
We did not know what to expect when we met with Mary about selecting our wedding cake. To me, wedding cakes always looked the same and either came in chocolate or vanilla. When we sat down with Mary, my fiancé and my mom asked if she had more flavors to offer - Mary brought out everything but the kitchen sink! We tasted everything she had in that kitchen!
Because we couldn't select a design, we left that up to her. We showed her a copy of our wedding invitation and she used that as her inspiration. The cake was so beautiful. It was a perfect focus point of our ballroom. The coloring and the subtle texture of the cake fit right in with our entire decor.
Then we got to cut the cake and take our first bite! It was so delicious. I don't know how else to explain it. We had a little under 200 guests and we planned the cake accordingly, so we would have some extra to take home. There was not one single extra slice by the end of the night.
Mary did a phenomenal job!
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"cake is served on the happiest days of your life"
mary winslow started take the cake in 2000 as a perfect way to channel her passion for art and baking. now with cake-chicago.com, mary's legacy of beautiful, quality wedding cakes continues with exquisite custom cakes, and now affordable basic cakes that can be ordered online.
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awards and affiliations
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2014
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2013