Whippt Desserts & Catering is Calgary’s premiere custom desserts caterer specializing in artistic and beautifully crafted Wedding Cakes, French Macarons, Cupcakes, Signature Sweetscapes, Favors, and an assortment of Special Events Confections.
About Chef Alison LaFrance: Alison graduated at the top of her class as valedictorian in the Baking & Pastry Arts Diploma program at SAIT and during her studies travelled to Italy, Belgium & Austria, where she continued her learning in the importance of technique and using only the freshest & finest quality ingredients. Building on this foundation led to experiences opening; Redwater Grille with Chef Ned Bell, Notable, The Restaurant with Chef Michael Noble, and the Sirocco Golf Club with her mentor Chef Guy Leggatt, where she fine tuned her craft over the next 7 years as the club's head pastry chef.
Since the birth of Whippt in 2009, Alison's passion for continued growth and development have led her to classes with The Caketress in Toronto and a working stint with renowned pâtissier Thomas Haas in Vancouver. Alison is also on the Board of Directors for the Alberta Pastry Chef Guild where she enjoys sharing her knowledge and experience with other pastry professionals
In the last four years Whippt Desserts & Catering has moved into its own commercial kitchen and studio, operating out of the Calgary Foothills industrial area, where Chef Alison and husband Chef Andrew have joined forces to offer only the finest in both pastry and savoury catering service
Also specializing in wedding & special event catering & lunch takeout services