May 24, 2013

Cakes for Occasions Hosts First Cake War!

Cake War hosted by Cakes for Occasions

Cake War

Danvers, MA (May 24, 2013) – Cakes for Occasions hosts our first High School Cake War! This sweet competition  featured five seniors representing their high schools in a challenge of both their cake decorating skills and their school spirit.  Cake War took place on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 11am.  Competitors were given three hours, cake, buttercream, decorating tools and supplies to create a three-tier cake showcasing their school pride. Competitor then carried their completed cakes from their work station to a photo area.  Friends, family, fellow classmates and the public were on hand to cheer on their favorites, and were treated with slices of the yummy creations at the close of competition!  Photos of each of the cakes were posted to Facebook and voting was open until 3pm on May 23.

This year’s Cake War was won by Kimberly Sousa of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School closely followed by Tess Greenberg of Beverly High School.  Other finalists included Jamie Tarricone- Danvers High School, Ari Cipriani- Masconomet Regional High School and Catherine Kinsella- Salem High School.

Kim has won desserts for an upcoming senior event and a college award.  She will be attending Johnson & Wales in the Fall to study Baking & Pastry Arts and Food Service Management.


About Cakes for Occasions
Cakes for Occasions in Danvers, Massachusetts specializes in making the finest gourmet cakes and pastries. Owner Kelly Delaney applies 20 years experience as a pastry chef in the culinary arts to making her highly acclaimed desserts. Cakes for Occasions has been featured on the Today show, NECN’s Good Morning Live, TV Diner with Billy Costa, and Phantom Gourmet. She was also chosen to be a part of a national ad campaign in Gourmet and Yankee magazines. Cakes for Occasions is located at 57 Maple Street in Danvers, Massachusetts. Store hours are Monday-Saturday from 9:00am to 6:00p.m. More information about the bakery can be found at