BAKERIES

Cakes by Violet
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Business Website Address: https://cakesbyviolet.com
Q Cakes
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Owner Queneesha Meyers was born in Brooklyn New York where her love for baking started when she was 11 years old. She found a recipe for chocolate chip cookies on a bag of flour at her grandmother’s house. She used her allowance to purchase additional ingredients, baked the cookies and gave them to the kids in her neighborhood in Brooklyn. After serving 10 years in the Air Force, she started baking for friends and family. In 2009 she started renting a commercial kitchen space to bake out of for her clients at the time. In 2013, ALBUQUERQUE the magazine featured her cupcake bouquet and red velvet cheesecake in their mother’s day guide. Her business took off and she was named a top five bakery without having a physical bakery. In 2014 she opened her storefront.

Q is known for putting a unique spin on classic desserts. She has a line of “comfort food cakes” that incorporates classic comfort foods into cake form. She currently has 26 flavors to include, peach cobbler, green Chile caramel apple, and the churro to name a few. Her bakery has won numerous awards and she’s been featured in national magazines such as Party Style and she was in the promo commercial for Bite Club on the food network with Tyler Florence.  Facebook has also featured her bakery in billboards in Albuquerque, DC and via commercials on Facebook, instagram and YouTube. Additionally, she uses her bakery to give back to the community. She hosts a drive for Distributing Dignity which provides bras with tags and feminine hygiene products to homeless women, she also works with the local NSBE jr chapter and helps to raise funds for their regional and national conferences. This year, she will be launching a scholarship fund for those interested in culinary arts. She’s also used her space as a business incubator for another upcoming bakery and an all natural body products line. Q’s Cakes has won numerous awards throughout Albuquerque and was featured in the Wall Street Journal.

Queneesha has been married to her husband Thomas for 21 years who just recently retired after 22 years in the Air Force. They reside in Albuquerque with their 3 daughters,. She’s also an ordained minister and has been a member of Bethesda Community Church since arriving in NM in 2001.

Business Website Address: http://www.qcakes.com
Rude Boy Cookies
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Rude Boy Cookies was born in 2014 from our founders love of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and skankin’ ska tunes. Partnered up with the best baker in Albuquerque, they created the RUDEST cookie shop in the 505! We are New Mexico’s premier specialty cookie shop, baking chewy and delicious cookies from scratch every day, using original Rude Boy recipes.
Stay RUDE Albuquerque, Stay RUDE!

Business Website Address: https://rudeboycookies.com