FROM DROPOUT TO BAKERY SUCCESS: LACEY EVANS OF DROPOUT BAKERY & COMPANY SHARES HER INSPIRING STORY
On the latest episode of the Port City Plate Podcast, we feature an exclusive interview with Lacey Evans, the owner and master baker at Dropout Bakery & Company.
In this episode, Lacey shares her incredible journey from fashion school dropout to baking success, her unique sourdough king cakes, and her ever-changing themed menu that keeps her customers coming back for more.
From Home-Based Bakery to Innovation Portal:
Lacey started her business with just one pan and a dream. Through determination, talent, and word-of-mouth marketing, she was able to garner attention and win the King Cake Off Indie Baker division. This helped her transition from baking at her apartment to a bustling brick-and-mortar location inside Innovation Portal in just three months.
The Secret to Lacey’s Success:
One key factor to Lacey’s success is her commitment to using local and sustainable ingredients. She sources ingredients from local suppliers and farms, ensuring the highest quality and freshness in her baked goods. Her menu changes weekly based on a theme, allowing her creativity to shine through in every scrumptious bite.
Fan Favorites and Future Plans:
Lacey’s bakery offers a variety of treats, including croissants, pop tarts, cookies, and more. The butter from Ireland is a secret weapon in her pastries, ensuring exceptional taste and texture. Her dedication to quality has earned her rave reviews from locals and international travelers alike.
Lacey has big plans for the future, including expanding to other Southern cities, starting Dropout University to train aspiring bakers, and perhaps even opening a greenhouse where customers can pick fresh fruits and vegetables.
If you haven’t had a chance to visit Dropout Bakery & Company, this podcast episode is a must-listen. Join us as we dive into Lacey’s inspiring story and learn more about her passion for creating mouth-watering bakery items that have garnered rave reviews from near and far.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of Mobile’s brightest culinary stars.