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Michelle Scurio, Weymouth’s sculpted cake queen


WEYMOUTH – Michelle Scurio made her first professional wedding cake when she was 17 and still a student at Brockton High.

It was the cake that would launch a career.

Four years later, he graduated from Johnson & Wales University with a degree in bakery science and business administration; She paid for this training by running her own small business that makes elaborate, luxurious wedding cakes.

At the age of 30, Scurio was discovered and filmed to appear as a top-notch baker on the Food Network’s popular “Holiday Wars” show.

Scurio has had a part-time job since he was 13; spent nearly every weekend of his adult life baking cakes; and he spends all his free time cooking, sculpting and designing unique, edible creations that are truly works of art.

Its purpose? To turn home-based pastry business Cake Monstah into “an empire”.

Cake designer Michelle Scurio from Weymouth is working on the details of a cake for Wednesday, January 11, 2023.

“You have to pretend until you succeed. You’re your biggest fan and you have to keep pushing and trying,” Scurio said. “There are people as talented as me who will never have the opportunity to get on the Food Network. I am so grateful. … I want to turn Cake Monstah into an empire of art, entertainment, passion. everything is cake.