Based in Westwood, Massachusetts, Dessert Works is a wedding bakery that crafts beautiful and delectable treats. Kristen Repa is the owner and head pastry chef of this innovative bakery. She uses natural, high-quality ingredients with no artificial flavoring to craft personalized cakes for a couple's celebration. Specializing in European torte-style cakes, finished in vanilla meringue buttercream frosting, Kristen creates delicious masterpieces. She works with couples to design cakes that coordinate with their colors, theme, and wedding look. Kristen and her team are also skilled in frosting and design, offering buttercream flowers, fresh flowers, rolled chocolate, and their signature handmade chocolate butterflies.
Kristen Repa worked at Konditor Meister Bakery and Ritz Carlton Boston before traveling to Vienna, Austria to receive additional culinary arts training. She also worked as the pastry chef at The Catered Affair in Hingham, Massachusetts, where she created cakes and desserts for some notable celebrities. These included people such as President Bill Clinton, Aerosmith’s Joe Perry, and the Kennedy family. Kristen founded Dessert Works in 2001 with her husband and business partner, Leonardo Savona.
Dessert Works provides custom-layer cakes in a variety of flavors, as well as a wide selection of other wedding desserts. These include cake pops, cookies, croquembouche, cupcakes, mini pastries, grooms' cakes, tarts, cheesecakes, bars, and dessert buffets. Cake stands are available, as are gluten-free, nut-free, lactose-free, and vegan bakery products. Kristen and her team offer couples the following services:
- Custom design
- Private tastings
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Eating one piece of cake is not enough! The cakes are beautiful, delicious!!!! and they are delighful to work with.
My favorite wedding cake in all of Massachusetts! Always fresh, great buttercream and lovely service!
DessertWorks is a fabulous bakery for special occasion and wedding cakes. Kristen Repa and her staff are extremely talented; the cakes are always delicious and beautiful. I hear rave reviews from all of my clients who have worked with DessertWorks!