Gluten Free Lifestyle: Sweet Ali’s Spotlight
Ky is Sweet Ali’s ray of sunshine. As our Baking Supervisor, she rises early to make sure we have fresh-baked bread, cinnamon rolls, and other Sweet Ali’s favorites every morning. This bride-to-be always has a smiling face and a laughing spirit … Ky bakes joy into every batch!
What is your job at Sweet Ali’s?
I am the Baking Supervisor at Sweet Ali’s. I make sure everything on the baking side is running smoothly.
What brought you to Sweet Ali’s? How did you get here?
I was in my last year of pastry school, and I was looking for an internship and came across a sign at school that said Sweet Ali’s was hiring for a support staff position. I started out as a dishwasher and have worked my way up!
What’s your favorite thing about working at Sweet Ali’s?
My favorite thing about working here is that we have such a great team. We are all so close that we are like family. Getting to come to work every morning and work with such great people is a blast.
What’s your favorite place to visit?
My favorite place to visit is a town in southern Illinois called Metropolis. My mom’s side of the family is from there, so I love going and getting to see how beautiful the country is. I also enjoy all the southern food!
What’s your favorite food?
My favorite food is mashed potatoes. I am actually obsessed with them! I tend to choose what I am eating at a restaurant based on what comes with mashed potatoes as a side.
What is your favorite Sweet Ali’s item?
Our chocolate chip cookies! They are irresistible!
What’s your one indulgence?
I love anything that has chocolate in it. I would never be able to turn away a good chocolate chip cookie!
What your favorite Sweet Ali’s music mix?
Either Today’s Hits or the Spice Girls station. I basically love anything that is upbeat and will keep me awake at 5:00 in the morning!
What’s one thing about you people would be surprised to know?
I am not a morning person even though I am a baker. Also, when I was growing up I had a three-legged dog named Lucky.