Cake and Cocktails at West Elm

April 19, 2018

Ever wanted to go behind the scenes in a bakery and learn all the tricks to building super tall buttercream masterpieces? Now you can! Join Bon Vivant Cakes for a West Elm exclusive cake building demo. Enjoy two different spring inspired KOVAL Distillery cocktails paired with Bon Vivant cake bites as Emily demonstrates how to level, stack, support, and fill a cake, how to color buttercream with gel food coloring, and how to render a beautiful textured watercolor finish in buttercream!

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Private Events

Whether you're throwing a shower, birthday, or looking for a unique activity for a corporate event, Bon Vivant Cakes travels to you and offers a variety of donut, cone cake, and cake decorating classes that are sure to please the crowd. For a private event prices and availability, please inquire at

"Emily makes an activity that would intimidate most, accessible and fun. She is comfortable, casual, and helpful in her teaching style. She mixes stories & experience with instruction, and overall makes the experience entertaining and educational. The students from our class nailed their cakes, and all felt they'd learned something new while having a great time!" -Kristin Kaza, No Small Plans Productions

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Bon Vivant Cakes

Chicago, IL