Our team here at Goldenrod works very hard to provide you with the best pastry experience. We think it’s time you meet the fam!
Meet Angela! Angela is the owner of Goldenrod Pastries. She is obsessed with feeding people delicious things. She is married and has two dogs (a golden retriever and a basset-beagle mix) and a little grey cat. She’s been baking professionally since she was 16 and of course just loves it. Favorite use of free time? Cooking for friends and family, visiting local farms and farmers markets, planning her next travel adventure, and scheming on the next big plans for Goldenrod Pastries. (I love you guys!)
Meet Danielle! Danielle is a pastry chef for us – perfecting recipes and brainstorming what’s next in the pastry case. She has always loved enjoying and making delicious sweets from a young age. She is a classically trained pastry chef from the Western Culinary Institute in Portland, Oregon. She has worked as a professional pastry chef for the last 11 years. In her free time, she enjoys relaxing at home with her two kids and husband and of course baking delicious pastries for our customers at Goldenrod.
Meet Anna! Anna greets and helps customers, as well as working with our social media, PR, and marketing. Anna is currently a senior at the University of Nebraska Lincoln and is majoring in Advertising and Public Relations. She was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska and is very proud of her upbringing, especially growing up in her Dundee neighborhood. In her free time Anna enjoys dance parties with her friends, listening to music, yoga, cuddling with her dog, shopping, finding vintage goods, spending time with friends and family, and eating sushi. Anna especially loves anything sparkly, yummy, mini, colorful and bright. She is passionate about social activism and hopes to use her talents to encourage change.
Meet Rachel! Rachel is one of our wonderful pastry angels – and is always happy to strike up a conversation with our customers. She graduated from the University of Nebraska Lincoln with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and History. She loves to travel and learn about other cultures. In fact, she has been to 14 countries and 25 states and hopes to travel to as many more as she can. In her free time, Rachel enjoys going to local coffee shops, reading, going out with friends, spending time with family, and hanging out with the youth group kids from her church. Rachel is hoping to attend grad school in the future. Some things that she loves are: dogs, espresso, rainy days, sports, throwback chick-flicks, glitter, dancing like a fool, black clothing, wine, swimming, oldies music, and working at Goldenrod, of course.
Meet Sophia! Sophia is a part-time pastry angel, helping our customers find their perfect sweets. She was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. She is 16 years old and a sophomore at Lincoln East. In her free time, Sophia enjoys playing tennis, hanging out with friends and spending time with her family. She is in the show choir at Lincoln East.