1: From the french language, meaning gilded, golden or of the highest quality;
2: A bespoke bakery providing extraordinary cakes and desserts to events around the Des Moines area
Doré, the word for golden in French, symbolizes excellence. In baking this represents the artistry and passion that makes each dessert the best it can possibly be. Our emblem is a variation of a honeycomb, inspired by the hardworking and industrious honeybee.
Our sweet creations are meticulously crafted at the peak, golden out of the oven timing that deliver a quality gilded honey color, texture, and flavor in every pastry, cookie and cake we produce.
Chef Nik Pugmire brings over a decade of global pastry experience from luxury hotels and restaurants. As the head Pastry Chef and creative visionary for Doré Bakery, every one of his creations deliver high-quality, elegantly designed and constructed desserts that are unique, delicious, and memorable.
Working alongside the Port of Des Moines group, Doré Bakery supplies extraordinary cakes and desserts to catered events around the Des Moines area, as well as Trellis Café, the Riverwalk Hub, and personal orders for special events.
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Doré is steadfast in our dedication to the highest level of quality – this takes time, energy, and most important, our attention to detail.
In order to best capture the overall vision and expectation of each client’s special occasion, we suggest scheduling a private consultation prior to your event. These are fun and informal meetings to discuss different ideas, flavors, themes and maybe even a sweet or two.