The Baking With Amari Podcast

The Baking With Amari Podcast

By Maureen Kamari
Creating an edible piece of artwork like Bread or Cake can be very satisfying to a Baker or Bakerette. It can also be difficult when you turn your baking passion into a business and face challenges in running it successfully. Every week, join Maureen Kamari, long time Bakerette, founder of Amari Baking Center and author of "How To Startup a Small Baking Business", as she shares advice on running your business & tips on improving your baking & decorating skills. If you are a Baker who wants to or has already started a business or just want to hear great baking tips, this is the podcast for you.
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5 Legal requirements for starting a baking business in Kenya
In our 18th episode, I shared 5 legal requirements when opening a bakery Business in Kenya. If you're a Home baker or starting a baking Shop, this will really help. Happy Baking, til next week!
04:27
February 24, 2020
3 Tips on getting your first Wedding cake order - Ep. 17
In our 17th episode I share three very helpful tips for new or amateur bakers looking to get their first Wedding cake order. If this episode was helpful to you - please make sure to share it. All the best and Happy Caking  - til next week!
02:31
February 16, 2020
Interview with Kenyan Baker Chef MaryKate of Food Concepts - Ep. 16
In our 16th episode I interviewed a Kenyan Baker - MaryKate Maina. She shared a little bit about herself and a bit of advise. She also asked me a few interesting questions as well. Hope this episode brings you value. All the best and Happy Baking. Til next week!
07:23
February 9, 2020
8 kitchen tools you have to start a Home Baking Business - Ep. 15
For our 15th episode; for hobby bakers who are looking to start a baking business and feel the need to get lots of money to buy tons of baking equipment - this episode is for you. In this episode I share 8 tools you already have in your kitchen which you can start using in your home-based business then go adding over time. All the best - Happy caking - til next week!
02:57
February 1, 2020
Why you should start a home baking business in Kenya
In our 14th episode; I share 3 reasons why you should open a home-based baking business; especially if you bake at home and you've been thinking about baking for business. It is definitely a good idea to turn your baking passion into an income generating activity. If you like this episode; please make sure to share it. Thank you - til next time! ^_^
02:28
January 26, 2020
Misconceptions about the Baking industry- Expectations Vs Realities
In our 13th episode; I share a few of the misconceptions that Bakers who are starting home or small baking business, especially in Kenya, have when starting out. They tend to realize over time that what they expected may be very far from the actual reality. I hope this brings you value. Happy Baking, til next time!
05:01
January 5, 2020
4 Tips on Improving your Cake Decorating Skill
In our 12th Episode; I share 4 tips that will help you as a cake decorator; especially if you're struggling with perfecting your cake decorating skills. Hope this brings you great insight; feel free to share ^_^ Happy Caking, til next time!
04:25
December 29, 2019
Interview with Successful Kenyan Baker - Beatrice of Joybells Ep. 11
In our 11th episode, I share the interview I did with Mrs. Beatrice Wangui Muteru, founder and CEO of Joybells Cake Centre. She's a veteran Kenyan Baker and a successful business woman. I hope this interview helps you gain any insight to helping your bakery grow. Happy Baking, til next time! 
20:20
December 22, 2019
3 Reasons why proper costing is important in your Bakery Business - Episode 10
In our 10th Episode, I share the top Three reasons why proper costing is important for Bakery Business success. If you haven't already done costing and pricing in your baking business,  please go ahead and do it today.  Happy Baking, til next time! 
03:31
December 15, 2019
Interview with a Kenyan Baker- Leonne Terry Ep.9
In our 9th Podcast; I wanted to share this truly insightful interview with this lovely Kenyan Baker Leone Terry of Tehillah Cakes and Caterers. She has truly grown in the Kenyan Baking industry and has been quite consistent over the past few years. She shares lots of insights in this interview and also asks me some very insightful questions as well. It was truly a pleasure and an honor to interview her. Show some love if you like this podcast episode.  Make sure to share and help another Baker or Bakerette out.  Happy caking ^_^ til next time
14:59
July 26, 2019
Points to consider when branding your Baking Business - Ep. 8
In our 8th Podcast episode; I share 3 points you should consider while branding your baking business. Whether you're a home-baker or small baking business shop owner; branding is a must. It's the only way you'll grow a sustainable small business. Show some love if you like this podcast episode.  Make sure to share and help another Baker or Bakerette out.  Happy caking ^_^ til next time
05:10
July 14, 2019
3 Reasons Home Bakers struggle with increasing sales
In this 7th episode I share 3 main reasons why home bakers struggle with increasing sales and how they can deal with them. I hope this episode will be of help to you. Please do share if you know it will be of help to someone. All the best to all of you home bakery owners and small baking business shop owners. Happy Caking ^_^ Til next time!
04:37
March 23, 2019
3 Lessons I learned from failing in my baking business
As the founder of Amari Baking Center I've had my share of failures; both big and small. Part of the reason why I share baking for business advice; is because of those failures and what I have learned from them. I like to share my experiences so that someone can learn from them as well and not make the same mistakes I did. I hope this episode will be of help to you. Please do share if you know it will be of help to someone. All the best to all of you home bakery owners and small baking business shop owners. Happy Caking ^_^ Til next time!
05:47
February 3, 2019
3 Tips to help you achieve your 2019 goals
Hi Bakers and Bakerettes. In this podcast; I share 3 tips that will help you not only set goals, but make it easier for you to achieve them by the end of the year. If you do need a goal setting-template, feel free to reach out - I'll let you know how to get our goal-setting template to help you set goals and work towards achieving them. Have a victorious 2019 ahead wonderful people! 
05:00
January 13, 2019
The Reason why people think your cakes are expensive
In our 4th episode; I share the importance of knowing who your target market is. A lot of home-bakers and small bakery business owners who are baking for business don't know who they are selling to specifically. They don't have an idea of who their target market/audience is. This is why they often get the feedback from potential clients - "You're cake are too expensive" The reason is because you're not selling to the right people. If you're struggling with this complaint in your business; this episode is for you. Once you listen - please do take  the next step to helping you sell and market the right way. Happy Caking! 
07:51
December 16, 2018
3 ways to increase Bakery sales during this Christmas season
In our 3rd Episode; I cover 3 ways of increasing your Christmas sales in your Bakery business. This is a season that truly favors Bakers and Bakeries in general; especially if you market well and position yourself in an effective way when it comes to marketing. I share 3 ways you can market your small baking business this Holiday season. Happy Caking Bakers and Bakerettes Maureen
04:00
December 5, 2018
The Realities of Starting a Baking Business
If you're thinking of starting a small baking business; it's important to get honest with yourself on what you're really getting into. In this episode, I cover some realities of starting a bakery business and what they mean to you.
03:19
November 20, 2018
How to Startup a Small Baking Business
Creating an edible piece of artwork like Bread or a delicious decorated Cake can be very satisfying to a Baker or Bakerette. It can also be difficult when you turn your baking passion into a business and face challenges in making your baking business successful.  Every week, join Maureen Kamari - a long time Bakerette, founder of Amari Baking Center and author of "How To Startup a small Baking Business successfully", as she shares business advice on running a small baking business and tips on improving your baking and cake decorating skills. If you are a Baker or Bakerette who wants to start or has already started a small baking business, or just want to hear some great advice on baking and cake decoration; this is the podcast for you. In this episode, I mention the 5 steps you need to take in order to start your small baking business. For more information and baking tips, find us on social media @ Amari Baking Center
05:12
November 18, 2018