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Dessert Works

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About

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.

Experience

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.

Services Offered

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:

  • Consultations
  • Custom design
  • Private tastings
  • Delivery
  • Setup
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for wedding cakes with buttercream frosting (per slice, without tax)?

$5

What is the starting price for fondant wedding cakes (per slice, without tax)?

$6

Which of the following are included in the cost of the cake?

Anniversary Cake

What is the starting price for cupcakes (per cupcake, without tax)?

$3.50

What services do your prices include?

Consultation
Custom Cake Design
Tastings - Private

What types of desserts do you provide?

Cake Pops
Cakes
Cookies
Croquembouche
Cupcakes
Dessert Buffet
Groom's Cake
Pastries

What services do you provide?

Consultations
Custom Design
Delivery
Setup
Tastings - Private

What cake items do you provide?

Cake Stands

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
Nut Free
Vegan

What special ingredients do you use?

Fresh Fruit

Are you licensed by the state health department?

Yes

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    Sarah A. Married on 09/18/2021
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    Great! Would definitely recommend.

    Dessert Works made our wedding cake. It was beautiful, tasted delicious, and was exactly what I wanted.
  • Charlene
    Charlene Married on 08/22/2021
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    Flexible and beautifully made

    Since COVID hit our wedding plans has been prolonged to the point where I forgot the choices we made for our day. Kristen made sure to review all details and offered helpful advice with my new ideas I wanted to incorporate into the cake. The cake came out exactly how we pictured.
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    Brittany Married on 08/07/2021
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    Absolutely perfect job!

    I cannot say enough about the incredible job Dessert Works did for us! This past year has been such chaotic for vendors and Dessert Works still took the time to have the most thorough consultation with us, to send us pages worth of examples (personally tailored to what we said we were looking for!), and to then execute our vision so, so perfectly, that we were in awe when we saw our cake in person. All our guests raved not only about the beauty of the cake, but just how delicious it was. It was truly the best cake I've ever had! And to work with a team that was so kind and patient on top if it all, it made for one of the best vendor experiences we had for our day. Could not recommend Dessert Works more!

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2009 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Gifts and Invitations by Kathi Gifts and Invitations by Kathi Wedding Invitations

Eating one piece of cake is not enough! The cakes are beautiful, delicious!!!! and they are delighful to work with.

14 Stories 14 Stories Wedding Planners

My favorite wedding cake in all of Massachusetts! Always fresh, great buttercream and lovely service!

Stone Event Planning Stone Event Planning Wedding Planners

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!

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302 Providence Hwy Westwood, MA, 02090
781-990-0021
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