meet reine bayoc
Reine Bayoc is a maker of delicious things… vegetarian food and desserts are just two of the many. She was born in McKenzie, Tennessee, and grew up in Los Angeles and St. Louis with three brothers, her father, and her mother.
After studying abroad in Lyon, France, where Reine solidified her love of desserts, she graduated from Saint Louis University with degrees in English Literature and French.
After working a few cubicle jobs—while coming home to bake whatever her heart desired, Reine decided to take a shot at the dream of owning and operating a small bakeshop. In December 2008, she opened SweetArt Bakeshop and Art Studio with her husband Cbabi Bayoc.
SweetArt is STILL open and thriving (yay!), and Reine is currently implementing big plans for SweetArt’s bright future.
We are one week away, and I am SO GRATEFUL to everyone who has purchased tickets for the #LoveandMagicBrunch.
The menu (for those who have not seen it via the ticket link in our bio)
Local Fruit Salad
Broccoli-Cheddar-Roasted Garlic Quiche in pate brise crust (vegan version available)
Chik'n & Waffles
Buttermilk Biscuits (vegan version available) w/Salted Maple Butter, Strawberry Preserves)
Indian-Spiced Sweet Potato Patties
Roasted Local Vegetables
Dessert (and we can't tell you what it is, but we believe brunch isn't complete without dessert!) You will not eat for the rest of the day. Trust us. We heard many people say that after the last brunch.
Join us Sunday, September 24th at @meetanew.
Music by DJ Needles, food by Chef Reine Bayoc.
#loveandmagic #sweetartstlouis #elamorylamagia
I have never fallen out of love with cooking and baking, but I fall out of love with running a bakery/cafe...some weeks...daily. It's hard as hell, the hours are ungodly, and the reward is often internal. The "dream" fulfilled.
I am self-social...a word I created when my staff kept telling me how anti-social I am😂. I have to take 3,127 pictures to like a single one. I love to see #women
running and working a kitchen. And for my size, I'm #hellah
strong. Like, for real.🤣 My new creative help recently said that I was nowhere in the shop...that my identity wasn't there. "People don't know you." And that had been by design. I like it like that. But things change. So, hey, y'all. I'm Reine. I own SweetArt, and I love cooking and baking💫 I hope you read all this long post so you can know me a bit better.
And I hope you join me for my last #loveandmagicbrunch
of the year at @meetanew
September 24th. I will feed you and your spirit well, and you will leave happy. Promise.
Ticket link in bio❤
#sweetartstlouis #loveandmagic #elamorylamagia #JuanaElizabeth #vegan #vegetarian #plantbased #blackwomenchefs #womeninthekitchen #food52 #womenchefs #blackwomenchefs
Yes, we are looking for some superstars as we gear up for our busiest season of the year. We are hiring for ALL positions: bakers, lunch crew, and counter charmers.
or apply online at www.sweetartstl.com.
#nowhiring #sweetartstlouis #loveandmagic #elamorylamagia