Viewers of TLC’s Cake Boss know plenty about Buddy Valastro. For instance, they know he’s got a huge family; they know his family loves to eat; and they know Buddy love feeding his family. For the Valastro family, any occasion involving food is a special one, and whatever special occasion you might be celebrating during your visit, make sure to mak...

Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro Jr. was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, and grew up there and in Little Ferry, New Jersey. His mother was born in Altamura, Italy, and is the daughter of Italian-American immigrants who moved to New Jersey when she was six years old. His father, Buddy Sr was born in Lipari, Italy. Valastro grew up with four sisters: Grace, Mar...

Road to recovery. Buddy Valastro is on the mend after he accidentally impaled his hand while bowling with his family at their New Jersey home. The Cake Boss star, 43, shared a photo on Wednesday, September 23, via Instagram of himself in a hospital bed with a bandaged right arm. “I was involved in a terrible accident a few days ago,” he captioned t...

With the fourth of July holiday fast approaching, it's great to spotlight stories that represent the true American Dream. I first met Buddy Valastro in 2009 when I pursued him for a corporate marketing campaign for Nasdaq and since have been in touch with him on a few projects and have enjoyed seeing him grow. Sharing a passion for creativity, dete...

A cake like this isn't found at any ordinary bakery. But these multitiered, over-the-top creations are a signature at one historic shop. The shop is featured on "Cake Boss," a TV show about Buddy Valastro's family bakery. But its fame goes far beyond extraordinary cakes. This is Carlo's Bake Shop, and it's been a staple in Hoboken, New Jersey, for...

We got an amazing opportunity to meet and interview Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro. He is a reality TV show host, and owner of Carlo’s Bake Shop in Hoboken, New Jersey, and other locations. He also has several TV shows, such as “Cake Boss,” “Bake You Rich,” “Bake It Like Buddy” and “Bakers vs. Fakers.” If you have seen his show or have been lucky enough...

When Duff Goldman and Buddy Valastro are in the kitchen, it's pretty tough to say who's really the batter baker. In an effort to determine the true king of cakes once and for all, the two celebrity pastry chefs will go nose to nose in Food Network's new series, "Buddy vs. Duff." The network announced Thursday that the "baking brawl" between two bro...

Many waited for hours to meet the reality T.V. star who has influenced bakers to follow their dream. Buddy Valastro, star of “Cake Boss”, was at La Plaza Mall for the grand opening of his famous Carlo’s Bakery and his Italian restaurant, Buddy V’s. It was Valastro’s father who started Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, New Jersey. “I had one little bakery....

If you've been watching television for the past decade, chances are, you have stumbled upon Buddy Valastro, the Cake Boss, a fourth-generation Italian-American baker from Hoboken who has built his financial empire almost literally from cake and icing. During his visit to the Philippines for the TLC Festival 2017, Buddy shared some tidbits about his...

Buddy V's Ristorante, the Italian-American eatery from Buddy "Cake Boss" Valastro, will open its doors to San Antonio on Monday, January 29, according to a press release. Located at The Shops at La Cantera, Buddy V's will serve up twists on Italian-American classics as well as desserts that made Valastro famous with his TLC show.The menu will inclu...