The 2020 Giving Guide is a unique blend of independently owned and operated businesses in a variety of industries, such as retail, food, dining, arts, non-profit, and more, all designed to encourage WNY residents to #shoplocal. Sponsored by Visit Buffalo Niagara and Erie County, the 2020 guide includes 25 locally-owned and operated businesses throughout the region. Click here to view the 2020 Giving Guide.
Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories. — Buddy Valastro
Everyone loves cake. Cake marks some of the most important and joyous times in our lives. Whether it’s a birthday, wedding, anniversary or a baby shower, cake is there for us. It brings us joy and happy memories.
Shetice Williams was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. Her passion for cooking started at the age of 10 when she realized she wanted to make people happy through cooking. She studied at the Culinary Institute of America and upon graduation, relocated to Las Vegas where she worked for Emeril Lagasse in the MGM Grand. She returned to Buffalo, working for Campus House for 8 years as an instructor and where she began baking as a hobby. In 2014 she officially merged her passions for cooking and baking when she opened the doors of Cake Crazy Bakery and Gourmet Catering at 2525 William Street in Cheektowaga.
Cake Crazy offers a variety of traditional cakes like carrot, red velvet and caramel pound as well as exciting creations that will dance across your taste buds like strawberry crunch and pink lemonade. Chef Williams celebration cakes and wedding cakes are best described as edible works of art. Cake Crazy also offers a large flavor selection of cupcakes that are sure to be a hit. They also offer other confections like lemon bars, tarts, cannoli, pies and more. Cake Crazy can be your one stop for your next big event, offering an impressive catering menu.
With the craziness known as 2020 ending, why not brighten up your holiday table or even surprise your loved one with a delicious cake or confection from Cake Crazy…you’d be crazy not to!
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we recommend that you check hours and guidelines before you visit.
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This season we challenge WNY to shop and dine local, and help preserve all the businesses that make Erie County and WNY a unique and diverse place to live. While shopping, feel free to snap a photo of the shop, location, products, or yourself and use the tags, #shop716challenge | #dine716challenge
The Erie County Business Task Force recently launched the Shop716 card, an electronic gift card which can be used at any participating store or restaurant. Buy before November 30, and get a BOGO deal where when you buy (1) $25 egift card or more, you get (1) $25 FREE egift card. To purchase an egift card and to check out participating locations, visit their website.