Sugar Path Bakery:  Celebration Specialists

Handcrafted Stylish Sweets by the Celebration Specialists

Our daily hours:

Tuesday thru Saturday: 10:30 am to 5:30 pm

Sunday & Monday: Closed

The team at the Sugar Path are celebration Specialists. whether you are getting married or celebrating a special life event—-we can help you with the perfect dessert for the occasion. our bakery was established in 2011 by two sisters whose fondest childhood memories always included their grandma’s dessert. armed with their grandma’s recipes and their grandpa’s work ethic, they set out to bring a little more sweetness to this world. We handcraft our all natural desserts using a smallbatch method and the finest ingredients. Our retail shop in downtown Geneva, Illinois features a rotating menu of Cakes, Pies, Cupcakes, Cookies, Do-Cups, and cake jars. We also ship cake jars and cookies nationwide so you can celebrate across the miles. our shipping site is located at Connect with us socially @thesugarpath and share by using #thesugarpath

How to Open a Bakery Business Training


Get the training you need to open your dream bakeshop. . .

Our next Mastermind class begins April 25, 2019: How to Start a Bakery Business. . . . . . . . . . (with little to no money)

  • 6 week Masterclass beginning April 25, 2019

  • LIVE webinar presentation Thursdays 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm CST (the third class will be held on Tuesday May 7th instead of a Thursday, same time).

  • Replays available if you miss the class

  • Group format. Live presentation. Written materials provided. Interactive—-all your questions answered.

  • Includes one personal coaching call.

  • Cost: $695.00

  • BONUS PRESENTATION by a registered architect to teach you all you need to know about building out a retail shop, what to look for in a retail space and what to be aware of in the commercial contract.

  • What makes this class so different? You will learn exactly the steps we took to start our bakery on little to no money! (Start does not mean build a retail space, for that you will need some cash!) There is no other program that will teach you the practical steps to take, the legal you need to know so you don’t have to hire a lawyer and the architecture advice you will receive about achieving the perfect build-out.

  • This is a Beta class and will not be offered at this price again. i.e. JUMP on this!!!

Learn everything you need to know about starting a bakery business in this one of a kind class. We will conduct this class via a live webinar where you will have the opportunity to ask live questions! We are so excited to offer this to you!

The class is six weeks in length and if you miss a live class, no worries because you will be provided with a link for the replay. The Trainings will include:

  1. Starting Out: Where to begin, how to start a bakery business while working another job, how and when to make the transition from your full-time job to your bakery business, deciding on what type of bakery to have and what to sell, working on your baking skills, how to create recipes, do you need a business plan, financing, how to start your business on little to no money, how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset.

  2. Your Bakery Business: Creating your name and brand identity, trademark and copyright laws, your bakery business before retail, all about baking at home and in a rented kitchen, licensing, your selling options, pricing your products, how to market without a retail shop, transporting your products, storage, sourcing supplies, how to legally set up a company without paying an attorney.

  3. Your Retail Bakery: Our registered architect who specializes in retail build-outs and new construction will talk to you about how to choose the best retail space, negotiate the commercial lease and perform the build-out including developing a budget and hiring tradesmen. The remaining presentation will discuss the basic equipment you need for your commercial bakery, where to buy the equipment, the supplies and ingredients you need and where to source them, how to set up your front of house and the type of licensing and inspections you need. (This class is expected to last at least 2 hours).

  4. Operations and Management: Putting together your systems and processes from the beginning to help your business scale, hiring employees, payroll, insurance, the order process, policies and procedures, telephone communication, accounting and bookkeeping, health department rules, legal issues to be aware of when running a retail business.

  5. Marketing and Selling: Website, online ordering, shipping, social media, advertising, graphic design, wholesaling, developing business relationships, catering, customer communication, returns, refunds, policies, specials, events, networking, handling reviews (negative or positive).

  6. Profit and Growth: Most businesses fail within three years: how to survive, profit and scale so that doesn’t happen to you. Scaling up, managing labor costs, adding on wedding catering or other options to grow your business,

In addition to the live training you will get a one hour coaching call with one of the founders of The Sugar Path anytime during the six week class. Register now!


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