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Downeast Cheesecakes In The News

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Maine CHeesecake wabi tv 5 Watch our live interview herehttp://wabi.tv/2016/11/17/maine-harvest-festival-downeast-cheesecakes/
Portland Press Herald A lot of baked goods get served in our newsroom, and when we run out of paper plates, sometimes a slice of pie has to go into a paper cup. This is genius, a fellow reporter and I joked the first time we did it. Someone should start a business called Pie in a Cup, we said. Now Jordan Crosby and Nick Sarro have beat us to it, only their idea is more clever. Their new bakery, launched in Franklin in January, is called Downeast Cheesecakes, and they’re making desserts in a jar. You can buy blueberry or strawberry pie in its own little 8-ounce reusable Mason jar. Read More...
untitled-1 Jordan Crosby was teaching cooking classes for Regional School Unit 24’s adult education program when he was asked to do another early this year, this one on how to make cheesecakes. A friend suggested 25-year-old Crosby and one of his best friends, Nick Sarro, 24, start their own business with a focus on cheesecakes. The idea appealed to the entrepreneurial sides of both Crosby and Sarro, but they also knew there were challenges. Read More....
digital-journal-logo Best Friends, Nick Sarro & Jordan Crosby of Downeast Maine started Downeast Cheesecakes in Franklin, Maine in early 2016. Nick and Jordan both knew they needed to be entrepreneurs, but being young, low on funds and in a small town they couldn’t appear to get anything to work for them. Then, Jordan Crosby a graduate of Johnson and Wales Culinary University in Providence, Rhode Island was invited to present a class on baking cheesecakes at a local adult education program. That is the point at which they had the idea of a cheesecake businesses suggested to them by a good friend. Keep Reading...
  screen-shot-2016-10-18-at-12-18-16-am Early in 2016, two young, budding entrepreneurs, both having recently returned home to Downeast Maine, had a vision. More specifically, they had a vision in a jar.  And in that jar was cheesecake…with a twist.  Literally. Jordan Crosby and Nick Sarro, both 25, own Downeast Cheesecakes, where their signature sweet slices of cake, baked and sold in all-American mason jars, have quickly become a celebrated sensation. Downeast Cheesecakes, based in Franklin, is an on-demand, online, local-delivery and ship-anywhere, artisan-sourced and hand-crafted, app-enabled, next generation old-school, craft bakery. Read More...   
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