Professional Bio-Andrea Howard Cakes in Oklahoma City
Andrea Howard began her culinary journey more than 25 years ago as a child experimenting in the family kitchen. Her formal experience came years later while working in various restaurants and therein learning the fundamentals of the culinary world. Throughout her adult life, Andrea has spent her evenings and weekends catering events and entertaining friends and family. In 2000, she began freelancing as a pastry chef making custom cakes for countless occasions. Still, she maintained a career in the corporate world where she worked in a variety of management positions for 12 years. In the spring of 2008, Andrea chose to follow her true passion, launching her cake design business - Andrea Howard Cakes. Since then, Andrea has created hundreds of wedding cakes for countless wedding across Oklahoma and Texas.
When you buy from a family business, you are helping a little girl get ballet lessons, a boy get his baseball jersey, a mom & dad put food on the table, and a family pay a mortgage. Our customers are our shareholders and they are the ones we strive to make happy. Our family would like to THANK YOU for supporting our small business!
FAST, FUN, FACTS
Family: Originally from Ohio, I am one of four children and the only girl.
In My Spare Time: I love to hang out with my man and my kids!
I Am Driven By: A need to bless others and to help them reach their full potential with a desire to leave my world and community a better place than when I arrived.
I Am Motivated By: Great speakers; fabulous leaders; my God; my family; my children.
Greatest Asset: Thinking outside the box.
People Would Be Surprised to Know: I'm a country girl at heart -I can shear sheep and milk cows!
“Hello, I am Andrea Howard and I want to thank you for stopping by my website. In addition to my passion for the culinary arts, there are several loves in my life. Of course, my family is at the very top of the list! My husband and I have been married for 20 years and have four children together - truly the most fun element in my life.
I have spent more than two decades exploring new methods in my kitchen and received many requests to take my recipes to a full-time venture; I obliged and chose to launch my couture cake company. I truly feel called to my work - I look forward to each cake consultation with anticipation of turning the confectionary dreams of my client into a reality.
Balancing my love of food (thankfully) is fervor for long-distance sports, particularly cycling. My first memory of serious biking began at the age of 13 during a family vacation that consisted of riding the beautiful Mackinac Island in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. From there, I continued on and in 2006 completed a 350-mile ride (over four days). In early 2008, I made my first attempt at running and participated in the Houston Half-Marathon (13.1 miles!) in Houston, Texas and was crazy enough to participate in the Oklahoma City Memorial Half Marathon in 2015.
We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you at your next event!"
Andrea, baking in her family kitchen in Norman, OK in 1982
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