Professional Baking 101

As my good friends and family know, after graduating from the University of Iowa in May of 2014 with a business degree in marketing, I had the dream of opening a bakery sometime in the future.  With this dream, I knew I should work in the industry before giving up a corporate career, my savings, weekends and vacations.

Thankfully I took an entrepreneurial class that hinted to working in the industry before opening up a business in that industry. This was probably one of the best words of advice I received during my education.

So with that advice, I took the journey of following my heart and I haven’t regretted one minute of it.  So what is this journey that I took? No, it wasn’t going on the Bachelor to fall in love. Haha… The journey I took was getting up every morning at 4:30am to be at work at 6am to bake my butt off in a French bakery for 9 months.

In between my recipe blog posts, I will be writing about my experience working professionally in a bakery and what it takes to be successful at it!

Stay tuned!

xo,
Marlee

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