Anita is currently the owner and head cake artist of the Midnight Sun Cakery, in Anchorage, Alaska. The bakery opened in 2012 and is the leading custom cake studio in Alaska. The Midnight Sun Cakery specializes in natural buttercream designed cakes and cupcakes.
Anita has been working professionally as a cake artist since 1992. Before moving to Alaska, she worked in professional bakeries in Colorado, Idaho, South Dakota, and New Orleans. Anita, at age 24, was a lead wedding cake designer for Pastry Perfection in Boise, Idaho. In 2006, she earned her Master in Fine Arts in Theatrical Design from Tulane University. Most recently you can see Anita as one of the judges on the Food Network’s third season of Buddy vs. Duff. Or you can see her sliding along the frozen arctic tundra enjoying her favorite hobby, kick sledding!