Friday, January 15, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM EDT
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Presenter: Renata Papadopoulos

Renata Papadopoulos is the Founder of Lovely Cakes, which specializes in custom, sculptured cakes made from the finest ingredients for celebrations from birthdays to weddings. 

Renata combines techniques from her Brazilian background with skills learned at the French Culinary Institute. Renata has competed and won on the Food Network's Cake Wars.  Lovely Cakes has also received multiple awards, including Brides Magazine's America's Most Beautiful Cake award and The Knot's Best of Weddings award.


SCORE Fairfield County

SCORE Showcase- Lovely Cakes-the real-life journey of building a successful specialty cake business 


A Free SCORE Webinar


SCORE Showcases are unique 30-minute Interviews with Small Businesspeople-In this episode, Stephen Geyer and Maryann Croce interview Renata Papadopoulos, owner and founder of Lovely Cakes.  Renata describes her 15-year journey leading to TV appearances on “Cake Wars” and how she pivoted during the pandemic. 

Learn how:

  • SCORE supported Renata throughout her journey
  • Anything is possible if you put your mind to it
  • Renata obtained financing from the SBA to build her commercial kitchen
  • Renata pivoted her business to overcome challenges created by Covid 19

SCORE offers Free Business Counseling 

To get free one-on-one business counseling or learn about other SCORE free workshops, please visit our website.

SCORE is funded [in part] through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.