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Tamara’s the Cake Guru Named Bakery of the Month for January 2017


Tamara Mugerauer, owner Tamara’s the Cake Guru

Congratulations to Tamara’s the Cake Guru, WBA’s Bakery of the Month

The Wisconsin Bakers Association (WBA) has declared Tamara’s the Cake Guru in Appleton, WI the Bakery Operation of the Month for January 2017.  

Tamara’s the Cake Guru hosted the WBA’s Mingle & Jingle member event on January 9, 2017.  WBA members toured the Casaloma Drive location of Tamara’s the Cake Guru followed by the Nutcracker in the Castle at the Paine Art Center in Oshkosh, WI.  Pictures from the event are available here.

Tamara’s the Cake Guru is owned by Tamara Mugerauer which started in 1997 as a Cake Studio. The sweets boutique opened in November 2012 and specializes in wedding cakes with a full line of desserts baked fresh every day.  The Oshkosh location includes a decorating and production area as well as a retail storefront.  The bakery expanded to Appleton, WI in February 2015 with it’s first satellite location opening and later adding a second location in downtown Appleton in late October 2016.  Today, Tamara’s the Cake Guru has a total of 50 full and part-time employees. 

Mugerauer has been recognized for many outstanding achievements including: Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year in 2014, the WBA Bakery Operation of the Year in 2015, and Wisconsin Family Business of the Year in 2016 .  Mugerauer has won numerous awards personally and her work has been featured in People Magazine. For more information about Tamara’s the Cake Guru, visit or the company’s Facebook page at

The Bakery of the Month Award was presented to Tamara Mugerauer in Appleton by WBA’s Communications Director, Jessica Hoover.   WBA members must meet the following criteria to be considered for Bakery Operation of the Month:  Be a WBA member in good standing; give back to their community as well as the baking industry; have outstanding business qualifications; and agree to have the award publicized in the media.  For more information about WBA, visit:

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