Chris Farren
The Cake Shop

The venture was not an immediate success; at first it supplied only five or six cakes each week. Nowadays, more than 100 cakes are sold weekly and Chris credits this impressive growth in business to his daughter, particularly her idea of putting the cake decorators themselves on display. The Cake Shop is a major visual attraction in the Covered Market as visitors crowd the windows watching the decorators create their wonderful works of consumable art.

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