MEET THE MAKER - JR CAKES
JR Cakes is an award winning cake company based in Gloucester, Gloucestershire in the heart of the Cotswolds, owned and ran by Josh Reynolds.
And here at the write wedding we took Josh away from the kitchen for just a few minutes to find out all about the delicious business and a little bit about himself too.
Just take a look at some of Josh's tasty and very beautiful work...
MEET THE MAKER: JOSH LETS US INTO HIS KITCHEN
DESCRIBE YOUR BUSINESS IN THREE WORDS...
Unique, Innovative and Great!
WHAT DO YOU DO AT JR CAKES?
I, Josh Reynolds am the Founder and Owner of JR Cakes. I hold down many job roles inside the business, including Baking, Decorating, Assemble and Deliveries; as well as admin and day to day business jobs. Most of which could not be possible without the tremendous love and support from my darling fiancé Katie.
WHY JR CAKES? WHAT’S THE STORY BEHIND THE NAME?
It's my initials - keeping it simple and it remains easy to remember
WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO START JR CAKES?
Through the love and passion of baking. Plus, I’ve always been a keen entrepreneur.
WHAT IS IT YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT BAKING AND CREATING SUCH AMAZING CAKES?
The finished article. I love to see the reaction of people faces!
And having the opportunity to visit beautiful venues throughout the Cotswolds and beyond is great.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT BEING THE OWNER OF JR CAKES?
Meeting and engaging with customers & other business owners, and producing out of this world masterpieces.
IS THERE A STYLE AND FLAVOUR OF CAKE WHICH YOU LOVE TO MAKE MORE THAN OTHERS?
I adore carved cakes, I can let my imagination run wild with these! And I love chocolate cake. Yum!
IS THERE A SPECIFIC CAKE WHICH YOU’VE MADE WHICH ALWAYS STICKS OUT IN YOUR MEMORY?
Yes, there are a few; it’s a tricky question!
Last year I had the opportunity to create three identical cakes for a music festival's 10th anniversary, these cakes would be presented to their headline acts; George Ezra & Lewis Capaldi! Just amazing!