We’re Hiring!

With the busy Fall wedding season around the corner, we’re looking to add new members to our smart, talented crew! Please see below for open positions and how to apply:

Cake and Pie Baker/Cashier (full-time, starting immediately)
This position is an opportunity to join a cake family in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful, fun baking environment. Wage varies with experience – but we’ll train you! Must be available to work early hours and weekends.

Job Duties:
-baking and icing shifts starting as early as 5am
-basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division)
-must be able to stand for extended periods of time
-must be able to reliably lift 50 lbs
-dish washing
-willingness to write on cakes
-willingness to put designs/drawings on cakes
-make deliveries

Required:
2+ years customer service
Working car with AC
Sense of humor

Preferred experience:
1+ years baking (home or work)
Amateur graphic design experience (drawing/painting/sculpting)

Compensation: $10-$12 per hour (commensurate with experience and good references) plus tips

Weddings Coordinator at Short Street Cakes (full-time, starting August 1st)

Responsibilities include:
-Managing Customer service at the Cake Shop, including all wedding cake coordination and client interface
-Engage with wedding cake customers in all aspects of wedding cake services, including: responding to inquiries, drafting contracts, ongoing communication with wedding clients, production, day-of coordination, delivery, set-up, payment, and follow-up.
-Working with staff to ensure product quality and consistency, while working to improve cost and production efficiency, including ingredients inventory and ordering
-Supervising and assisting inventory and wholesale and retail coordination
-Ensuring that the physical plant of the Cake Shop is in clean and working order
-Participate in production shifts and front end (customer service) shifts
-Assisting the Shop Owner as needed with tasks relating to marketing, event coordination, advertising, promotion, and media

Required:
-2+ years customer service
-Working car with AC
-Sense of humor
-Friendly, intelligent, and professional comport
-flexibility, adaptability, honesty, and integrity
-knowledge and competence in computer skills including many platforms of social media, as well as google docs, microsoft word and excel

Compensation:
$13 – $15 per hour (commensurate with experience and good references) plus tips.

Please drop off resume in person at 225 Haywood Rd, West Asheville, NC/ 28806 or email your resume to shortstreetcakesweddings@gmail.com


2017 Mardi Gras King Cakes Now Available!

We’ll be offering King Cake Cupcakes every day between now and Mardi Gras, February 28th, (which also happens to be the Cake Shop’s 8th Anniversary!)

We are also offering our traditional, scratch-made King Cakes for the duration of the Carnival season.

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Choose from:

  • Cinnamon Cream Cheese Filling
  • Strawberry Cream Cheese Filling
  • Pecan Praline Filling

Medium Serves 15 for $28

Large Serves 30 for $48

Cupcakes: $3 each; minimum one dozen per flavor per order. A baby is hidden in one cupcake per dozen.

Please place orders at least 48 hours in advance of your pick-up time.

Call 828.505.4822 to order!

All of our King Cakes and King Cake Cupcakes are made 100% fresh, and from-scratch every day. All ingredients (including the sprinkles!) are 100% all-natural. We use real butter, organic flour, and local farm eggs, too.

Thank you and laissez le bon temps rouler!


8th Annual Sugar Skull Fundraiser at Short Street Cakes!

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Annual Day of the Dead Fundraiser!

(En Español Abajo)

Short Street Cakes, together with CIMA- Compañeros Inmigrantes de las Montañas en Acción- celebrates the Mexican holiday of El Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) by offering authentic Mexican Sugar Skulls for the November 1st and 2nd holiday.

From Tuesday, October 24th, through Wednesday, November 2nd, Short Street Cakes will make and sell blank and decorated sugar skulls. Short Street Cakes will provide a decoration station stocked with icings, sequins, foil, and glitter for individuals and families to decorate skulls as gifts to their friends and families or in remembrance of their loved ones.

Blank sugar skulls will be priced at $5, with $1 of each sugar skull going to benefit CIMA- an organization advocating for immigrant’s rights in Western North Carolina (for more information go to www.cimawnc.org). Decorated skulls will be $10, with $2 going to CIMA.

Short Street Cakes, located at 225 Haywood Road in East-West Asheville, is open Tuesday through Saturday, 8am to 6pm, Sundays 10am-6pm, and is closed on Mondays (however the Cake Shop will be open on Monday, October 31st for Halloween festivities!) The mission of Short Street Cakes is to add meaning to life’s celebrations by providing beautiful, delicious, all-natural, scratch-made cakes, and in so doing, generate a sustainable livelihood for our employees, educate the community about traditional foodways, and support the local food and agriculture economy.

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recaudación de fondos en El Dia de Los Muertos!

Short Street Cakes, junto con CIMA- Compañeros Inmigrantes de las Montañas en Accion celebran el Día de Los Muertos al ofrecer auténticas calaveritas de azúcar para la celebración del 1º y 2 de noviembre.

A partir del martes, 24 de octubre hasta el miércoles, 2 de noviembre de Short Street Cakes hará y venderá caraveritas en blanco y proveerá una estación para decorarlas llenas de glaseado, lentejuela, papel de aluminio y brillantina para individuos y familias decoren sus calaveritas como regalos para sus amigos y familias o en rememoración de sus seres queridos.

Las calaveritas se venderán a $5, con $1 se irán a beneficio de CIMA, una organización que hace abogacía por los derechos de los inmigrantes en el Oeste de Carolina del Norte (para más información vayan a www.cimawnc.org).

Short Stree Cakes, localizado en 225 Haywood Road en Este-Oeste de Asheville, está abierto de martes a sábado, 8am a 6pm, domingos de 10am a 6pm, y cerrado los lunes. La misión de Short Street Cakes es de agregarle sentido a las celebraciones de la vida al proveer hermosos, deliciosos, todos naturales, pasteles hechos desde cero, y al hacerlo, genera una manera sostenible para nuestro empleados, educando a la comunidad sobre tradicionales de la comida y las maneras que la gente come y practicas culinarias, y apoyando comidas locales y economía agricultura.


Now Hiring!

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We are now seeking a full-time cake and pie baker/cashier! Please submit a resume in person during business hours. Baking experience required, must be available to work weekends and have your own transportation.  Thank you!


Short Street Cakes Featured in Our State Magazine!

We are so delighted to be featured in the August issue of Our State Magazine! Check it out on newsstands to read more about Jodi, Olga, and the Cake Shop in West Asheville.

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Valentine’s Sweetheart Cake Special from Short Street Cakes!

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(photo credit: Alex Baker, ACBeCreative)

Greetings Lovebirds!

We are so happy to bring back, by popular demand, our Sweetheart Cake Delivery Special!

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday February 12, 13, and 14: Short Street Cakes is offering the following Sweetheart special:

  • One 4″ Sweetheart Cake (Choose from Strawberry, Mexican Chocolate, Sweet Potato Spice, Salted Caramel or Triple Chocolate Ganache in regular or GF)
  • a fresh, single stem flower from Flora Asheville
  • A personalized, handmade notecard
  • Free delivery within 28801 or 28806

Our Sweetheart Special is priced at $25 and all orders must be placed by 6pm on Thursday, February 11. Whether the sweetheart to whom you want a surprise delivered is your husband, wife, fiancé, the love of your life, your daughter, son, or sweet grannie, we will make sure they feel loved and so special! Call the shop at 505-4822 to place an order. We thank you and we love you!

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(Lydia, sweetheart birthday girl!)


King Cakes!

We’re so happy to be back after our 12 day Christmas Holiday! We’re open today with our first batch of Mardi Gras King Cake Cupcakes! We’ll be offering King Cake Cupcakes every day between now and Mardi Gras, February 9th, the Cake Shop’s 7th Anniversary!IMG_6156

We’re also offering our traditional, scratch-made King Cakes for the duration of the Carnival season. Choose from:

  • Cinnamon Cream Cheese Filling
  • Strawberry Cream Cheese Filling
  • Pecan Praline Filling

Medium Serves 15 for $25

Large Serves 30 for $48

Cupcakes: $3 each; minimum one dozen per flavor per order. A baby is hidden in one cupcake per dozen.

Please place orders at least 48 hours in advance of your pick-up time.

Call 828.505.4822 to order!

All of our King Cakes and King Cake Cupcakes are made 100% fresh, and from-scratch every day. All ingredients (including the sprinkles!) are 100% all-natural. We use real butter, organic flour, and local farm eggs, too.

Thank you and laissez le bon temps rouler!


Yuletide Specials from Short Street Cakes!

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We hope your holiday season is off to a great start! We are so happy to offer you this expanded holiday menu for all of your warm, festive celebrations of the Christmas season.

  • Buche de Noel: Chocolate Yule log with whipped cream, chocolate icing, and fresh holly garnish: Super-festive! Medium $24/Large $45
  • Cranberry Orange White Cake: White cake with cranberry filling and orange creamcicle icing. s-$28/m-$38/l-$58
  • Rum Pecan Pound Cake: Crunchy pecan praline over soft, rum soaked pound cake- Loaf: $18 Bundt: $45
  • Peppermint Candy Cane Cake: Chocolate mint layer cake with peppermint buttercream icing and crushed candy cane garnish; s-$26/m-$36/l-$54
  • Eggnog Cake Deluxe: Yellow cake with eggnog bourbon soak and nutmeg whipped cream or buttercream icing s-$28/m-$38/l-$58
  • Holiday Cookies: Chocolate Chip Cookies,  Lavender Tea Cakes, and Gingerbread Cookies: $6 per dozen; $3 per dozen minis (Decorated Gingerbread People are $1 each)
  • Holiday Pies: We offer a full line of all-butter crust pies for your holiday table. 9″ pies are $24, Gluten-free pies are $26. Choose from:

For a real crowd pleaser, we also offer Piecake- a Pie baked inside a cake!

Choose from:

 Call 828.505.4822 to order. Please allow 48 hours’ notice for all orders (3 days’ notice for Piecake).
We will be open through Christmas Eve, including Monday, December 21st, from 8am to 6pm. We will be closed for the twelve days of Christmas: December 25th to January 5th, re-opening on January 6th, (Twelfth Night) just in time for the first King Cakes of the Mardi Gras season! We thank you and we love you!

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Happy Cakesgiving from Short Street Cakes!

photo-46-300x300From Friday, November 20 through Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday, November 25th, Short Street Cakes will host our 7th annual Cakesgiving Cake Sale! Cakesgiving features five of our best-loved cake flavors at a reduced price and available for pick up without an advance order. Dozens of Medium-Sized (2-layer 8″) Italian Cream Cake, Strawberry Short Street, Fresh Apple Caramel Cakes, Sweet Potato Spice Cakes, and Gluten Free Vegan Triple Chocolate Ganache Cakes will be on hand every day during Thanksgiving Week, on sale at $31 apiece. The Cake Shop’s regular menu will also be available, at regular prices, with the regular minimum two days’ notice.FullSizeRender

We will also be offering house-made, all-butter-crust handmade pies in regular and gluten-free for Thanksgiving by advance order only! Orders can be placed by phone or in person at the Cake Shop, with two days’ advance notice. Flavors include: Blueberry Poppy Seed, Cherry Orange, Cranberry Orange, Caramel Apple, Ginger Pear, Bourbon Peach, Strawberry Rhubarb, Blackberry Cardamom, Sweet Potato Spice, Pumpkin Custard, Classic Pecan, Lemon Meringue, French Chocolate Silk, Key Lime, Banana Cream, and Coconut Cream. All 9” pies are $24, and Gluten-free crust can be substituted upon request for an additional $2. Handpies are also available with a minimum order of 4 per flavor.

And don’t forget about the beloved Piecake– a pie baked inside a cake! Please see our menu for more information.

We will be open regular hours on Thanksgiving Eve, and closed on Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 27th. We thank you and we love you! Happy Cakesgiving!vintage-happy-thanksgiving-postcard


Happy Halloween!

Hello Friends! Today is the last day to place a custom order our all-natural, hand-crafted Halloween-themed cupcakes for Saturday pickup! Call 828.505.4822 by 6pm today to reserve yours, or just stop by and see what we have on hand. We’ve got dozens of designs, and, of course, Sugar Skulls for Dia de los Muertos are here for the decorating through Sunday evening. Much love and happy Halloweek!IMG_9316


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 Cute cakes in our cute shop Salted Caramel, Vanilla #, Chocolate Strawberry, Birthday Cake, Raspberry Almond, Ashevelvet, and Gluten Free Peanut butter & Jelly!  Afternoon Asheville! Today’s cupcake flavors are as follows: ✨ Triple Chocolate Ganache ✨ Vanilla Pound ✨ Chocolate Strawberry Ganache & ✨ Himalayan Black Salted Caramel — we also have a special treat in the house today only, mini apple pies!
 Sweet Sixteen   Hey y’all today’s delectable flavors here at Short Street Cakes are Vanilla Pound Cake, Georgia Hummingbird, Vanilla Turtle, Deep Dark Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Chocolate. Yummy!
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