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Icing Bakery opens in Boonsboro

September 24, 2010
  • Tom and Lacy Barnhart are owners of Icing Bakery & Cafe in Boonsboro. Lacy Barnhart has a degree in pastry arts from L'Academie de Cuisine.
Ric Dugan, Staff Photographer

Name of business: Icing Bakery & Cafe

Owners: Tom and Lacy Barnhart

Address: 7 N. Main St., Boonsboro

Opening date: May 18

Products and services: Assorted baked goods, wedding cakes, celebration cakes, paninis, wraps, salads, soups and coffee

Market area: Tri-State area, including Hagerstown and Frederick, Md.

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "I (Lacy) have always enjoyed baking and decided to go back to school and attain a degree in pastry arts from L'Academie de Cuisine. After working for the Ritz-Carlton and other bakeries as a pastry chef, I decided I wanted to own my own shop offering specialty cakes and desserts."

Previous business experience: Lacy Barnhart has a degree in art history from the University of Maryland and a degree in pastry arts from L'Academie de Cuisine. She worked for the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City and other bakeries before opening Icing Bakery & Cafe. Tom Barnhart has an MBA in business management from Frostburg State University.

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Number of employees: Three

Hours: Tuesday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Monday, closed

Phone number: 301-432-5068

Website: http://www.icingbakerycafe.com

E-mail address: icingbakery@gmail.com">icingbakery@gmail.com

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