Meet US

My name is Lisa Bartlett Argilagos, and I grew up in Pawcatuck, CT.

I am a 1989 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Following my graduation, I worked for the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida, where I developed my love for baking. In 1993, I moved back to the Southeastern Connecticut region and worked at Foxwoods Resort Casino as a Master Pastry Cook. I then worked at Mystic Market as their Pastry Chef for three years with my focus being wedding and specialty cakes. In September 2002, I established a wedding and specialty cake business called, You Take the Cake.

I am a scratch baker and use only fresh ingredients.

You Take the Cake caters to the educated palate and will create a cake especially for your needs. I am a reliable and consistent chef with 25 years experience. This business is a dream that has come to fruition! Baking is my passion!

I look forward to meeting with you to discuss your baking needs and to offer you some delicious samples of my work.

My bakery is open by appointment only, so please give a call at 860.701-0074 or email me at to make arrangements. The bakery is certified and inspected by the Department of Health.

In addition to this website, I have an extensive portfolio of my cakes which I would love to share with you! Thank you for visiting and remember everyone knows someone who needs a great cake!

Need a cake for a special event? Call us at: 860-701-0074.

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