ali / papery & cakery



ali kantor shapiro, the 
connoisseur of confections discovered her sweet tooth at the ripe age of one, when she tasted her first swedish fish (red, of course}. she has been fixated with sugar ever since. after graduating with a finance & entrepreneurship degree from the university of florida {go gators}, ali attended johnson & wales university. there she cultivated her passion for cakes & confections with a degree in baking and pastry.

ali has worked with elite industry professionals in nyc such as “america’s cake maestro,” decorator ron ben israel, as well as dessert-buffet maven, amy atlas.

she is skilled at creating desserts ranging from elaborate cakes, cupcakes, cookies and pastries, to decadent chocolates and truffles. taste is never compromised, and all baking is from scratch with the finest and freshest ingredients. ali is also available for event, food and dessert styling.