After 50 years and millions of customers, it’s time to renovate the original Carlo’s bakery. Buddy is asked to honor Hoboken’s most famous resident, Frank Sinatra. With only a week to get it all done, nothing can go wrong, but something always does.
The guys go for a consultation at a butchers and take a slab of inspiration home for lunch. Meanwhile, baby Carlo is turning 4! Hard work runs in the family, and Buddy’s nephew, Little Buddy, wants to prove he could make it at the bakery.
Buddy fills an order for an ice-fishing cake and an important client requests a controversial naked cake. Joe and Grace are recently 'empty nesters' and they’re handling it very differently.
Buddy is asked to make a cake for Academy Award winners Common & John Legend. Plus the team must find a way to bring the beach's hot sand to the green pastures. Everything gets put on hold once Buddy finds out Mauro has been rushed to the hospital!
Buddy & the guys are asked to make a half lion, half fish for Singapore’s 50th birthday. At the bakery, the brownies are dried up & the bakers find unexpected inspiration from the past. Mauro heads to therapy at the bakery...is it too much too soon?
Buddy learns of Ralph’s secret life as a Live Action Role Player when he is asked to make a cake of a mythical griffin. Buddy creates a worldly cake for foreign exchange students. Plus, the ladies give a reluctant Mauro a makeover and a headache!
Buddy creates a Carnival cake for a local Brazilian restaurant, hopefully nothing gets lost in-translation. At home, Buddy helps his 7 year-old-son, Marco, impress his Valentine by doing what Valastro guys do best, bake!
One part St. Patrick’s Day, one part pig roast, it’s St. Piggy’s Day! Frustrated to learn his famous banana cream pies aren't selling, the crew struggles to find out why. Mary, sets her sights on ‘blinging’ up the merchandise.
One of America’s oldest pizzerias is turning 110 & they need a cake worthy of the milestone. Madeline takes an order, but Buddy goes rogue & it may not be a bed of roses. Buddy decides it’s time his boys learn discipline at the bakery.
Buddy puts on the pressure while making an Easter bonnet cake. Plus, the crew puts a new twist on a traditional Jewish cookie. Joey promotes German to a lead role. German quickly learns that tempers will rise just like the bread if he’s not careful.
Buddy and the guys are feeling rather sophisticated as they make a cake for birth of the royal baby, Charlotte. Plus, sparks fly when Mary’s brother-in-law orders a hot rod cake for his auto repair shop.
Move over Scorsese! Buddy creates a cake for the Tribeca Film Festival. The popcorn-flavored filling is a showstopper! A longtime Carlo’s customer returns to place a special order, and Buddy clowns around making a Sweet 16 cake.
The Carlo’s crew welcomes spring with a Cherry Blossom cake for a local park. Grace and Joey celebrate Rob's graduation. Plus, a young culinary student from England dares to claim he can make a cannoli better than the boss. Challenge accepted!
Momma is back from Florida! This time around is extra special, because she’ll see the bakery for the first time since the renovation. Buddy is honored to make a cake for the US Navy as they celebrate Fleet Week and Grace finds a new hobby!
Buddy is an assistant coach to his sons' little league team, so this cake’s got to be a home run, baby! Plus, there’s a cake order for a 50th birthday with a twist. After Mauro’s health scare, Buddy Castano wants to be prepared in an emergency.
A local marina orders a crab cake to kick off the crabbing season. If that’s not enough, Buddy’s son Marco is receiving his first Communion. Plus, Joe and Mauro teach the art of the Zeppole and the sisters teach them the art of a sale.
Buddy Valastro makes seemingly impossible cakes at Carlo’s Bake Shop all with the help of his family. When you’re working with family on a daily basis, there’s bound to be drama. The Valastro’s know drama, but at the end of the day, there’s nothing like famiglia.
Sophie and Katherine risked their life savings and traded high-powered careers to pursue their passion for baking and their lifelong dream of opening a bakery. Armed with their grandmother's recipes and strong family support, the sisters opened Georgetown Cupcakes in 2008.
Cake Boss Buddy Valastro puts 10 talented pastry chefs to the test as they compete to be crowned as the ‘Next Great Baker’. Buddy pushes the contestants' baking and decorating skills to the limit through a series of increasingly difficult challenges.