Lily Fischer

Biography
After studying music at Sarah Lawrence College (where she was the lead singer of a Stevie Wonder cover band!), native Philadelphian Lily Fischer worked as a preschool teacher, where she developed her love of baking. After enrolling in the Philadelphia Art Institute’s Baking and Pastry Program, Lily appeared on (and won!) Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, leading her to reconnect with college best frien...READ MORE

After studying music at Sarah Lawrence College (where she was the lead singer of a Stevie Wonder cover band!), native Philadelphian Lily Fischer worked as a preschool teacher, where she developed her love of baking. After enrolling in the Philadelphia Art Institute’s Baking and Pastry Program, Lily appeared on (and won!) Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, leading her to reconnect with college best friend and fellow pastry chef Nima Etemadi and found Cake Life Bake Shop in the thriving Fishtown neighborhood. In her spare time, Lily enjoys showering people in pastries and praising Queen Bey.

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What is your favorite restaurant in NYC? It might not technically be in NYC but I LOVE Lange's Deli in Bronxville, NY. What is your ultimate meal? Any that I didn't make myself! Or Thanksgiving dinner with canned cranberry sauce. What three things are always in your pantry? Sriracha, Jiffy Cake Mix and squeezie pouches for my toddler. If you weren't a chef, what would you be? Beyonce. What is the best advice you have ever been given, and from whom? Whose world is this? The world is yours. -Nas