In event of Black History Month, we have actually chosen to include regional companies with Black ownership near our shops throughout the month of February. For our very first function, enable me to present Kathy Jo Miller. Kathy Jo, likewise referred to as KJ, is the owner and creator of KJ’s Pastry shop in Kent. Her sweet store can be discovered on Central Ave., not too far from our South Renton area. In between more than 15 cupcake tastes, 20+ popcorn tastes, and over 10 various kinds of cocoa bombs, dropping in KJ’s Pastry shop much better get contributed to your order of business. (Specifically with Valentine’s Day right around the corner!)
How it Began
KJ’s Pastry shop Sugary food Store opened its doors in October of 2019 after being an online organization because 2016. The cake tradition of KJ’s household began long prior to that, however. “My mom and my grandma baked decadent cakes for Sunday supper. They gave terrific cake dishes like Red Velour, Carrot Cake, and German Chocolate, among others,” KJ shown us about what influenced her to open store. “I liked going to my grandma’s home, and you might smell the terrific, sweet scent of cakes and pies as you approached the front door.” That exact same sensation comes through in the goodies provided at the bakeshop. Our shop personnel was fortunate adequate to experience KJ’s deals with very first hand with an unique order throughout in 2015’s shopping season.
It’s not simply the dishes that were given to her that’s made KJ’s Pastry shop an experience, however likewise business acumen she got from her uncle that’s added to her success. “I never ever thought of opening a pastry shop as a kid, however I understood I would own a service one day. My Uncle Curtis was an entrepreneur, and I operated at his moving business throughout the summer season; and this was my very first direct exposure to running a service. I was so fascinated with how he ran his operation.” Though not the very first organization venture for KJ, she points out KJ’s Pastry shop as her most effective one thanks to a basic dish. “I associate [the bakery’s success] to my Uncle, keeping my Mommy’s and Grandma’s love of baking in the leading edge, and my love of entrepreneurship.”
Kent’s Sugary food Trick
I asked KJ what her most popular items were, and the very first response appeared apparent offered the trend today– hot cocoa bombs! And oh man, take a look at the list of tastes! Quickly position an order for hot cocoa bombs from KJ online by click on this link.
- White Chocolate Mocha
- Red Velour
- Beauty Beauty Cereal
- Strawberry Milkshake
- Strawberry Burst
- Chocolate Milkshake
- Chai Tea
- Cinnamon Toast
- Chocolate Mint
- Salted Caramel Coffee
- Toffee Nut
- White Chocolate Peppermint
Together with hot cocoa bombs, KJ informed us their popular deals with are “decadent cupcakes consisting of Chicken and Waffles, Chocolate Strawberry Milkshake and Cookies and Cream and our Premium Popcorn.” No matter the yearning you have actually got, you’ll discover the best taste mix at KJ’s Pastry shop sweet store.
With the New Year underway, I needed to ask KJ what her long for 2021 is. Her response is one I believe that all of us expect this year. “My long for 2021 is that as a country we continue to drive for unity and less department which we concentrate on comprehending that every life matters no matter color, religious beliefs, sexual preference or race. Together we can achieve excellent things as a nation.”
Valentine’s Day No-Brainer
KJ’s bakeshop is bringing sweet taste to 2021. Their Valentine’s day menu is up and they’re taking orders for anything you might picture consisting of cookie sets to embellish with your sweetheart, all sorts of cupcakes, a sundae cake bomb implied for 2, therefore lots of other choices!
KJ wished to likewise consist of a wholehearted gratitude for our neighborhood. “As a small company owner, I am genuinely grateful for the assistance of my neighborhood, consumers, and companies that have actually supported my organization and have actually included us in the media. This direct exposure has actually assisted to drive more awareness of my organization and assisted to keep my doors open. So, thank you thank you to everybody who has actually supported us and continues to support us. We value it exceptionally.”
Check out KJ’s Pastry shop to see what remains in shop or location an order online to sweeten up your Valentine’s day with a scrumptious surprise.
Thank you for bringing a simple piece of joy to the Kent/Renton neighborhood, KJ, and to your mom and grandma for their bied far dishes that make the deals with so gratifying.
Composed by: Nikki Marangon