Friendor Friday: Elysia Root Cakes

Guess what day it is?!!? Friendor Friday! This really is a highlight for me to talk about my friendors in the industry and to showcase their amazing talents. Today I want to introduce to you Elysia Root or Elysia Root Cakes. She’s an amazing Chicago wedding and event cake designer and exquisitely talented…. And the cakes truly speak for themselves in design and taste!  I love working with Elysia, to see how she creates perfection in her art and how it all comes together on our client’s amazing day. When I know we are sharing a client, I get so excited as I can’t wait to see the delicious art Elysia Root Cakes create.

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Photo Credit: Jason Curescu Photography

Company Name: Elysia Root Cakes

Service Area: Chicago and surrounding suburbs

Years in Business: 5

How Did You Begin Your Career?  I fell in love with cake decorating about 6 years ago and left a corporate career in IT and Business Operations.  After I attended the French Pastry School in Chicago, I decided to officially launch Elysia Root Cakes in July of 2011.

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Photo Credit: Carasco Photography

What is Your Planning/Design Style? We strive to be bespoke designers of cakes and we design with our client in mind. From modern and contemporary to sophisticated and elegant, we can create the cake of your dreams. Every cake created by the Elysia Root Cakes team is always couture, always custom and always uniquely you.  

Describe Your Ideal Client:  One of our favorite clients came into a cake tasting and simply stated that ‘Cake matters!’  Weddings take so much time to plan and there are a great number of details involved.  Our clients have discerning taste and want to create an experience to share with their guests from the venue to the decor, to the cake – we love creating a cake that fits in seamlessly with the overall look and feel of the wedding.  And we think it fitting that our cakes not only look beautiful, but are also a delicious end to an amazing meal for your guests.

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Photo Credit: Just Love Me PD

What Makes You Different At What You Do?  Our secret of success is simple: there are no shortcuts.  The quality, craftsmanship and artistry of a cake from Elysia Root Cakes is evident from beginning to end.  Our team uses only the  finest and best organic ingredients and great care is taken to ensure that every client of ours receives not only the freshest cake but also a delicious work of art.

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Photo Credit: Robyn Rachel Photography 

What Do You Love Most About Weddings? I love that weddings are truly a celebration of love between two people.  Weddings are beautiful and celebratory and bring together friends and family to witness the joining and marriage of two individuals – I love that and I love that we get to play a small part in such an amazing day for our couples – it truly is the icing on the cake for us!

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