Meet Our Team
Lydia Allen
Owner, Baker, Decorator

Lydia is the owner of Sugar & Slice Bakery. She started baking at home with her mom as far back as she can remember!  Starting a business at 15 years old made her grow up fast but savor every moment of the craziness.  "Running a business is one of the hardest and most gratifying things that I have ever done! Everyday it is exciting to wake up and live out my dream with people that love sugar just as much as me," said Lydia. Lydia specializes in the decorating of custom cakes along with cupcakes. Being a self taught baker, she can pretty much make any design work!

Favorite Dessert: Chocolate Pecan Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Fun Fact: 

Favorite thing about Sugar & Slice: My employees & customers

Celebrity Crush: Charlie Hunnam

Maria Allen
Manager & Baker

Maria has always been a baking fanatic! Being a stay at home mom of twins, Matt and Rachel, and Lydia, Maria was always known by their friends for having the best cookies around. When she is not baking she enjoys decorating the house or going to Hobby Lobby and Home Goods.  "As a young person, I always wanted to have my own bakery. Watching Lydia develop her baking and decorating skills has been very exciting! I may have gotten more gray hair since I started working for her, but I love being able to be a part of Lydia's dream come true!" -Maria. She makes all of our cheesecakes and pies with a lot of love and a lot of BUTTER!

Favorite Dessert: Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcake & Anything with coconut

Favorite TV Show: House Hunters International & Love It or List It

Favorite thing about Sugar & Slice: I love working with all the girls because they keep me young! And this is the cutest little bakery ever!

Celebrity Crush:  Adam Levine

Dani Bauer
Baker & Cookie
& Cake Decorator

Dani has a recently found passion for cake & cookie decorating at Sugar & Slice Bakery. She started her after high school career getting a degree as a Vet Tech. After starting her job at Sugar & Slice for the holiday season, she decided to stay and start advancing in the art of sugar cookie and cake decorating. "Decorating allows me to show my inner artistry while being able to recite my favorite Shrek quotes to my co-workers, especially Nicole." - Dani

Favorite Musical: Hamilton

Favorite Dessert: Sweet Potato Pie

Fun Fact: Dani hides mardi gras babies and Frozen characters around the bakery for us to find during our shift!

Favorite thing about Sugar & Slice: Nicole

Celebrity Crush:  Hayden Christensen

Sam Bauer
Baker & Macaron Maker

Sam has always enjoyed baking from the time she was a teenager. When hired as our first employee, she was so excited to learn more about the art of baking. Over the last year she has became a knowledgeable cupcake maker and the MacDaddy of all the macarons. She invents new recipes weekly and likes creating picture perfect treats. "I love being a part of a place where I can create whatever I want! I really enjoy that I was a part of helping build this bakery to what it has become!" - Sam

Favorite Food: Anything breakfast food!

Fun Fact: I have a tattoo of a chicken on my finger... a chicken finger!

Favorite TV Shows: YuYu Hakusho, Family Guy & Letterkenny

Celebrity Crush: Adam Sandler

Favorite thing about Sugar & Slice: my friends!

Nicole Park
Event Coordinator 

Nicole has made her way here from Tennessee! She initially wanted to pursue a career in Optometry but realized event coordinating fitted her interests and passion better. At Sugar & Slice Bakery she manages all emails, consultations and phone calls regarding orders and events. She also plans our store events and partially manages Lydia's life! "Joining the Sugar & Slice team has been one of the best decisions that I have made because I love my co-workers!"- Nicole

Favorite Dessert: Apple Pie Cupcake

Top 3 Favorite Shows: Parks & Rec, New Girl & Bob's Burgers

Favorite thing about Sugar & Slice: Dani 

Celebrity Crush: Matthew Gray Gubler

Tashi Simpson
Baker 

Tashi is a new face at Sugar & Slice Bakery! She started in October 2020 as a baker. Moving here from Texas, she was in search of a place to expand her kitchen knowledge and create delicious treats. Tashi worked at Altstadt Brewery in Texas as a line cook creating salads, sandwiches and desserts. "I am excited to have Sugar & Slice be a part of my life journey!" -Tashi

Celebrity Crush: Chris Pratt

Fun Fact: Knows ASL (Sign Language)

Favorite Dog Breed: Frenchie

Favorite things about Sugar & Slice: Everyone is nice!

Cooper
Mascot

Fun Fact: Dani's dog Aspen is my girlfriend

Favorite Food: Everything

Favorite Dessert: Cake

Favorite things about Sugar & Slice: Everyone feeds me!

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