Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne, who are the co-founders of Georgetown Cupcake, stars of the hit series DC Cupcakes on TLC, and best-selling authors of The Cupcake Diaries: Recipes and Memories from the Sisters of Georgetown Cupcake. Their new book, Sweet Celebrations: Our Favorite Cupcake Recipes, Memories, and Decorating Secrets that Add Sparkle to any Occasion was released in the Fall 2012.
Inspired by their grandmother, in 2008, Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne traded careers in fashion and venture capital to follow their passion for baking and opened Georgetown Cupcake in Washington, DC. Since 2008, Katherine and Sophie have expanded Georgetown Cupcake with locations in Bethesda, MD, Los Angeles, New York City/SoHo, and Boston/Newbury St. with an additional location planned for Atlanta (Fall 2013). Georgetown Cupcake ships its cupcakes nationwide and currently employs over 400 employees.
Sophie and Katherine and their cupcakes have been featured in, among other media outlets, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post, Better Homes and Gardens, Marie Claire, Food & Wine, TV Guide, the Today Show, The Martha Stewart Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Live! With Kelly, CBS News, Access Hollywood, Extra, Entertainment Tonight, The Talk, People, InStyle, Town & Country, US Weekly, Redbook, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan and In Touch Weekly.
Read more about Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne and other entrepreneurs at Business Rockstars and listen to the show today from 2-4 pm on KFWB News Talk 980 or the online stream.