Delicious Deserts for a Cause

If you could combined walking into Grandmas kitchen to smell a fresh batch a cookies with prestigious New York pastries, would you? Sounds amazing, right. Connie’s  Bakery and General Store is not only a socially responsible organization that give 100% of its profits to charity, the bakery is also home to one of New York’s finest pastry chefs, Chef Simeon Manber. Chef Simeon studied at the Culinary Institute of America and brings expertise from three of Manhattan’s top restaurants, The Cub Room, An American Place, and Mario Batali’s Babbo.

Founded in 2005 by successful attorney, entrepreneur, senior business executive and philanthropist, Connie Milstein, the company takes the saying cooked with love quite literally.

Connie said, “What I have tried to do is what my father always told me – find a niche where people are not doing what needs to be done and try to fill it.”

Connie believes in the principal of giving back to the country that has given so much to her. Connie is a Board member of Blue Star Families, and she actively works to support military families. “Adopt a Base” program that honors military families with special events and treats for children.

Connie’s Bakery and General Store has everything from your favorite old fashion cookies, cupcakes, cake, to gift baskets. Executive Pastry Chef Simeon Manber runs the entire baking operation everyday.  The combination of Connie’s gift of giving and Chef Simeon compassion in the kitchen, makes Connie’s Bakery and General Store a huge success.