About Us

35 Speakers & Brands. 65 Hours of Recorded Content. Over $2,500 Value for $150.

The #1 virtual baking conference in America

The Bake Fest is a one-of-a-kind virtual baking event taught by the world’s leading baking and baking business experts. Since the event launched in 2020, 4,000+ people just like you have discovered the joy of participating in The Bake Fest from the comfort of their own homes – two times each year.

The Bake Fest brings together bakers from around the world to learn, connect, and grow together. If you want to:

Then you’ve just found the best virtual event a baker could hope for.

Home business bakers and aspiring home business bakers alike trust The Bake Fest to help them gain increased confidence in both baking and business skills. At our virtual events, expect hands-on classes from world-class bakers and business instructors plus networking opportunities with peers, mentors, and baking brands.

At The Bake Fest, you’ll sharpen your skills, expand your network, and best of all, connect with the most supportive, inspiring, and caring community of home bakers out there.

Bakers, unite.

Meet our founder

Stefani Pollack

Stefani Pollack is a blogger and social influencer with nearly one million Instagram followers on her @cupcakeproject account.
Her baking blog, Cupcake Project, began in 2007 as a way of documenting her quest to master the cupcake in time to bake hundreds of them for a friend’s wedding. Since then, her approachable sweet and savory recipes have been featured regularly in Huffington Post and Buzzfeed, she’s been a contributor for Parade Magazine, Paula Deen, and Chowhound, and she has freelanced for magazines like Fine Cooking and AllRecipes.
headshot of Stefani Pollack, wearing a black shirt and holding a teacup to her mouth

Stefani has appeared on news segments, taught baking classes, has keynoted at blogging and PR conferences, and co-founded Food Media Forum, a food influencer conference that ran for two years in St. Louis, Missouri.

Stefani has also co-founded Build Digital Marketing, a company focused on Instagram account management for small to mid-sized businesses.

When she’s not baking or playing with her family, you can find her upside-down on aerial silks.