North Carolina goes crazy over new ‘Utica Bakery’

Dec 29, 2017 780

A CNY native is bringing a taste of Utica to North Carolina and the response has been amazing. When Vincent DeSimone started offering Utica delicacies out of his home, he never imagined the response would be so overwhelming. In fact, the son of Utica natives, says he's had to throttle back on hours to keep up with the massive demand. How did one kid from Utica end up bringing his favorite pastries south?

Vincent earned a culinary degree at Wake Tech Community college in Raleigh, NC. He says he's always been fascinated by cooking, and "growing up in an Italian household good food was never hard to come by." Vincent considered "safe" jobs growing up, but always knew his real passion was for cooking and baking. "I had never considered a creative career in baking until my parents showed me overwhelming support for my love in cooking and agreed to send me to culinary school."

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