Red Bank is unofficially going from a cool to sweeter little town with
the coming of the famed Cake Boss' Carlo's Bakery to Broad Street.
"The Carlo's famiglia is growing!" it said on the bakery's Facebook page. "We're headed to Red Bank, NJ!"
Executive Director James Scavone was thrilled to pass on the news, too,
that the bakery will be coming to the borough before the end of the
"Red Bank RiverCenter is proud to pass on this wonderful
news for our cool little town," Scavone said. "We look forward to
welcoming this outstanding business to our vibrant business community."
will set up shop in what is currently the 3,400-square-foot Posh Pop Bake Shop (formerly Ricky's Candies, Cones & Chaos)
at 86 Broad; and, the sweets shop will officially be called Carlo's
Bakery Red Bank, according to a release.
The Cake Boss himself, Buddy Valastro, thinks the location offers a pretty sweet setting.
Bank has such a rich history, from the Count Basie Theater to the Molly
Pitcher Inn," Valastro said in a released statement. "We are looking
forward to bringing Carlo’s Bakery to such a celebrated community. I
know the area well and the downtown is just beautiful. It’s a great fit
for the bakery.”
The Red Bank location will be the fourth in the
state. Currently, in addition to the flagship site in Hoboken, there
bakeries in Westfield and Ridgewood in New Jersey. "It's very exciting
to grow within our home state," Valestro added.
Other than the
offerings of the classic baked goods for which Carlo's is famous, the
Red Bank shop will also include a party room, where everything from
birthday parties to family reunions can be held, the release said.
there are several baked good shops in Red Bank. The newest addition is
Whipped on Monmouth Street. Lil' Cutie Pops is also on Monmouth and
opened a few months ago. Cupcake Magician has been around longer, having
also made Monmouth Street its home.
Sugarush is located on East Front Street. There is no word yet on if and/or where Posh Pop will relocate in town.
The history of Carlo's ...
Opened in 1910, Carlo’s Bakery is renowned for its delicious creations, hardworking staff, and family atmosphere.
Carlo’s has spearheaded the recent custom cake craze and has garnered attention from a variety of media outlets including Brides, Rachael Ray Show, Huffington Post and Good Morning America.
Most recently, Carlo’s has been showcased as the setting for TLC’s hit shows Cake Boss and Next Great Baker.