Shikha La Mode

San Francisco, CA

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About this pro

How does your business stand out?

Shikha has worked in pastry for years at top establishments all over the Bay Area and was part of the opening consulting team for Cotogna in 2010. Her focus: Whimsical restaurant-quality desserts that are fun, fashionable, and unique! With a background in pastry arts, social media, photography, and recipe development, hire her for the following: * Pastry catering for small group events * Recipe research and development * Private or semi-private pastry classes in your home * Food photography

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

I've been cooking since I was 13 years old and am deeply passionate about making desserts. I believe good pastries have the the ability to make a meal magical and your experience amazing, no matter where you are. My life's goal is to eat life to its fullest—and I hope you can see it for yourself!


San Francisco, CA 94117

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4 Reviews
  • Max J. Dec 15, 2016
    Delicious desserts
    Her kahlua toast crunch is like crack for me... So good! Always a treat when Shikha makes desserts.
  • Matt B. Dec 13, 2016
    Delicious desserts and fun vibes
    I bought granola and desserts from a pop-up event that Shikha did last year. The food was delicious and I bought lots of extra to share with my roommate and friends back home. It's always a pleasure to chat with her as well. Shikha is truly a confectionery countess!
  • Ivan M. Dec 12, 2016
    Can make desserts for anyone
    Shikha has a knack for making tasty, healthy desserts. I've had numerous, but one of her best was a vegan, Sicilian dessert. Paired with nutella, it was the best thing at the party!
  • Melisa L. Dec 12, 2016
    Shikha is awesome!
    I loved Shikha's delicious brownies and cookies in college. It's awesome to see all her new creative recipes and stunning food photography on her blog these days!


What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
I offer a sliding scale catered personally to your needs.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I worked as a pastry cook for years all over the Bay Area. My credentials include A16, Citizen Cake, Oliveto, Gather, and Quince.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I work with customers ranging from food brands looking for recipe development, food startups looking for social media promotion, restaurants, and people looking for private or semi-private pastry classes in their home.