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   Carlo's Bakery Marches Into Minnesota
by Carlo’s Bakery
Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 3:36PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Carlo's Bakery will celebrate the grand opening of the famous bakery's first midwest location at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. This will be the 21st location for the recognized brand most known as the setting of the hit TLC series, Cake Boss, following a series of highly attended openings throughout the United States.

The 1,972 square foot Carlo's Bakery offers mall-goers a taste of the brand's signature treats including the cannoli, lobster tail, cupcakes and more. The bakery will also produce sensational custom cakes that made the family-run brand famous. Located in the Mall of America's Culinary on North (Level 3), the bakery will serve as the first midwest outpost whipped up to satisfy a sweet tooth seeking high quality, traditional Italian desserts baked fresh daily on premises.

"When our father bought Carlo's Bakery in the 1960s, it was his dream to make the bakery a household name and when he passed, it became our dream. Now, we're not quite there just yet but announcing that we're going to open our doors at Mall of America is surreal," states Buddy Valastro. "My father would be so proud to know his recipes are making their way to the midwest. I'm definitely bringing the full menu with me. Hoboken is coming to the largest mall in the United States. Go big or go home, baby!"

The grand opening of Carlo's Bakery at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota will be celebrated on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Buddy Valastro and his family will hold the brand's traditional ribbon cutting ceremony at 7:00am. Immediately following the ceremony, the bakery will open for business with meet-and-greet opportunities available to patrons.

Established in 1910, Carlo's Bakery was catapulted from a Hoboken, NJ-based neighborhood bakery to a household name through the public's fascination with the over-the-top cakes produced by master baker Buddy Valastro and success of TLC's hit series, Cake Boss, and subsequent spinoff Next Great Baker. Garnering attention from a variety of media outlets including Brides, Rachael Ray Show, Huffington Post and Good Morning America. Carlo's Bakery has existing locations in Hoboken, Marlton, Morristown, Red Bank, Ridgewood, Wayne, and Westfield, NJ; Las Vegas, NV; Dallas, Frisco, and, The Woodlands, TX; Uncasville, CT; Orlando, FL; Atlanta, GA; Bethlehem, and Philadelphia, PA; New York, and Westbury, NY; and, São Paulo, Brazil. Follow Carlo's Bakery on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for the latest updates from the brand. For more information, please visit

Mall of America (MOA) is the largest shopping and entertainment complex in North America. At 5.6 million square feet, MOA boasts more than 520 world-class retail stores and restaurants; Nickelodeon Universe, the nation's largest indoor family theme park featuring 27 rides; SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium, home to sharks, sting rays and an amazing underwater tunnel; FlyOver America a 4D immersive flight adventure; Crayola Experience; Rainforest Café; Hard Rock Café; the nation's longest indoor zip line and an 18-hole mini golf course.

The Mall, a top American tourist and vacation destination, opened in August of 1992 and is located in Bloomington, Minn., just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul and adjacent to the MSP International Airport. Mall of America hosts more than 400 events annually, including concerts, book signings, celebrity meet-and-greets and community-focused cultural events. The Mall is also home to a 500-room Radisson Blu hotel, a 342-room JW Marriott hotel; office tower; grand entrance and more. Follow Mall of America on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, and visit our blog. Download the Mall of America app from the App Store for iOS or Google Play for Android.

Source: Carlo’s Bakery


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