A “Bakester” was once the proper word to refer to a female baker
The Playful Bakester is a home-based bakeshop for kids and fun-loving adults looking for a special treat to brighten your day. Custom decorated fun cakes, dessert bars with a twist, delectable breakfast pastries and sweet rolls, tea party and picnic ready desserts to go, and more give our guests the opportunity to have Good Sweet Fun every day.
We source our ingredients from local farmers' markets whenever possible.
Gretchen Hritz is a professional bakester who has worked in bakeries and restaurants from mom and pops to fine dining establishments. She attended the professional culinary program at L'Academie de Cuisine and above all else loves cooking for family and friends. While The Playful Bakester is a new business, Gretchen has been baking for as long as she can remember and has been in training ever since.