Photo: Courtesy of Oak Mill Bakery
To help you find the best wedding vendors for your big day, we've teamed up with Wedding Wire to bring you hundreds of florists, venues, cake bakers and other vendors across the country! Not only that, but we've got photos, booking info and real brides' reviews of florists, venues, cake bakers and other vendors in your area. But some of these vendors are rated so highly, that we just had to bring them to your attention. Check out the highest-rated wedding cake bakeries in Chicago below, and click through to see what real brides have to say.
Oak Mill Bakery (Above)
A European-style bake shop, Oak Mill Bakery prides itself on using natural ingredients in its cakes (think delicious fresh fruits and purees, homemade whipping cream and imported parve chocolate) for a result that's mouthwatering and beautiful. Clients always rave about manager Joanna Bochenek, who expertly blends wedding themes, accents and color schemes into the bakery's showstopping creations. Read real brides' reviews here!
Owners Becky Palermo and Beth Fahey may have been baking for over 15 years and have skillfully decorated more than 5,000 wedding cakes, but all of their brides swear that they feel like they're Creative Cakes' one and only. This sister duo can whip up the dazzling dessert of your dreams, notes one client who said, "When my fiancé and I showed Pintrest pictures of what we were looking for, the woman we met with created a drawing that was spot on with our vision!" Read real brides' reviews here!
The Baking Institute
The cake confectioners over at Chicago's Baking Institute are well-known in the Windy City for both their over-the-top designs and tiered classic creations that can only be described as culinary works of art. Whimsical brides fall in love with their stunning florals and brightly-hued confections, while more traditional ladies say "I do" to their clean and classic cakes — making The Baking Institute an all-around perfect ending to any blushing bride's wedding day. Read real brides' reviews here!
Central Contiental Bakery
Central Continental has been doling out customized creations since 1922 and blends traditional baking methods with modern aesthetic and designs, resulting in stylized reception cakes and goodies to keep you and your guests full and happy. "We enjoyed our cake so much that we took half of it with us on our honeymoon — why wait for our 1st Anniversary?! Continental is the best and always has been," said one bride. Read real brides' reviews here!
Chef Peter Rios — owner of Alliance bakery — has won a slew of awards for his creative confections, but with customer service that's as sweet as sugar, brides always feel like his most important customer. His multi-tiered masterpieces are both the stuff of legends and your Pinterest wedding board — from trendy chalkboard cakes, to vintage brooch and jewel-adorned layers, to sugared florals. Read real brides' reviews here!