As one of the Bay Area's most sought after cake designer's, Karen Del Bonta, owner and artiste of Le Gâteau Élégant, has over 30 years experience as an expert pastry chef and cake artist. Her impressive career includes serving Marin County, San Francisco, Fairfield, Martinez and now Walnut Creek.Karen has personally produced well over 10,000 wedding cakes.
Karen has mastered the art of working with marzipan, white chocolate and rolled fondant to reproduce edible flowers, ribbons and bows, and 3-d edible artwork. Her ability with freehand drawing, three-dimentional artwork and fresh flower design produces unique custom cakes to make your own ideas come alive.
Says Karen "when I sit down with a client I actively listen to what they are saying, and ask questions to ensure they are making a perfect selection. I hear repeatedly from past customers, "your cake was truly memorable-people have not stopped talking about it!”
The constant attention to detail, personalized service, the freshest quality ingredients, and love she puts into every cake and dessert leads customers back time and time again.
Her talent and dedication has earned Le Gateau Elegant numerous awards, including: Business Of The Year 2003 from the Martinez Chamber of Commerce, Business of The year 2003 from the City of Martinez, the Contra Costa County Small Business Award 2003, Best of Weddings, The Knot 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and Wedding Wire 2012 and 2013. Karen's wedding and specialty cakes are in high demand, so it is recommended that brides plan early, especially during weddings in peak season.
For more information or to schedule an appointment for a consultation, please fill out our contact form, or call us Monday 9am-6pm, Tuesday through Saturday 8am-6pm. 925-937-(CAKE)2253.
Please take a moment to read what some of our satisfied customers have to say about their experience with Le Gateau Elegant in our Testimonials.
For a list of our fillings and flavors, please have a look at Our Cakes.
(Gluten Free options are available)
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