Short Street Cakes, Poised for Expansion, Is up for Sale: Celebrates Six Great Years with Mardi Gras Party and Benefit Raffle!

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On Mardi Gras day, Tuesday, February 17, 2015, starting at 5pm, Short Street Cakes, Asheville’s source for all-natural, scratch-made, birthday cakes, wedding cakes, and cupcakes, will celebrate the 6th anniversary of the Cake Shop with a dance party and raffle to benefit enrichment programs at Hall Fletcher Elementary School.

The Southern-style Cake Shop will also be celebrating a big change on the horizon: the business has expanded its lease to include the retail space next door to the Cake Shop (formerly Wood & Spoon) and is now seeking a buyer who will purchase Short Street Cakes and take the business into its next phase of growth.

More info about the sale of the business and a detailed statement from the owner can be found HERE. Interested parties can contact the owner at for an overview.

Meanwhile, the Mardi Gras Party is an opportunity for Short Street Cakes to thank the community for their continued support with live music, a benefit raffle featuring prizes from local businesses, and free Birthday Cake, Cocktails, and Mardi Gras Beads!

Handmade, all-natural, traditional Southern King Cakes, complete with a baby trinket hidden inside, are also available at the Cake Shop through Mardi Gras, February 17.  The cost is $25 for a Medium sized cake (serves 15) and $48 for a large (serves 30).

For more information and ordering go to Short Street Cakes is located at 225 Haywood Road in East-West Asheville.  The mission of Short Street Cakes is to add meaning to life’s celebrations by providing beautiful, delicious, all-natural, scratch-made cakes, and in so doing, generate a sustainable livelihood for our employees, educate the community about traditional foodways, and support the local food and agriculture economy.

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