- Jun. 5, 2012 - JACKSONVILLE, N.C. --
Eastern North Carolina – Gunilla Kroshus, an award winning and well-known cake designer in Eastern North Carolina was recognized as the Small Business Person of the Year by the Jacksonville-
Onslow Chamber of Commerce on May 23, 2012. Gunilla started baking from her home in 1999 and opened her full service bakery in 2001. In 2010, she opened a second location in Emerald Isle, North Carolina. Within months she outgrew that location and relocated her wedding cake showroom only to outgrow that location within a year. In 2012, she relocated her second location to Cedar Point, North Carolina.
Kroshus creates unique and delicious American style cake designs at her Jacksonville, North Carolina bakery, American Dream Cakes, Incorporated http://www.americandreamcakes.com/
. Her creations bring her passion for design and creativity to the world of cake design and fulfill her mission and passion of “making life delicious.” American Dream Cakes, Inc. was selected in 2011 to make the cake for the Grand Opening of the 46th house built by the Fisher House Foundation aboard Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Susan Taylor, a long time customer remarked when learning of the award “I think it’s fantastic. Nobody deserves it more. She just is a fantastic business person and she gives back to the community in every chance she gets.” Kroshus is slated to become the President of the Jacksonville Rotary South in June 2012. She actively supports the Wounded Warriors as well as local high school students on their graduation projects.
American Dream Cakes, Inc. has been making beautiful and delicious tasting wedding & custom cakes throughout Eastern North Carolina since 2001. Professional achievements include: 2010 Atlantic Bakery Expo Cake Decorating Extravaganza Silver Medal, 2010 Reader's Choice Award for Best Bakery, 2009 Retail Bakers of America Cake and Bread Extravaganza Silver Medal, 2008 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Bakery, 2008 Runner-Up for Best Dessert, 2007 Best Dessert Award Recipient, 2007 Reader’s Choice Award for Best Bakery, 2006 Runner-Up for Best Dessert, 2006 Small Business Person of the Quarter Award Recipient, and 2005 Best Dessert Award Recipient.
Gunilla Kroshus is a member of the Carteret Chamber of Commerce, the Jacksonville-
Onslow Chamber of Commerce, the Swansboro Chamber of Commerce, and the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB). Kroshus is determined to “making life delicious” one sweet treat at a time. You can follow Gunilla on Twitter – PremierCakeLady and on her Facebook Fan Page where she announces the Gourmet Cupcake of the Day at approximately 0830 each morning. You can visit her website at http://americandreamcakes.com
or stop by their newest location 416 Cedar Point Boulevard, Cedar Point, North Carolina.