A Brighton dessert maker who has grown her enterprise into a multi-million dollar business enterprise and once seemed on the Food Network is placing down brick-and-mortar roots downtown. Total Cluster Fudge owner Alisa Shakespeare established a fudge shop and bakery at 124 W. Main Street in Brighton. Her organization’s first brick-and-mortar place could be an excellent way to seat about 30 to 40 human beings.
An assortment of fudge bars, cookies, cakes, snack mixes, chocolate bark, and different cakes could be on the market at the shop.
Shakespeare also plans to serve espresso and soft-serve ice cream.
“We’ll open in June,” she stated.
When she founded Total Cluster Fudge in 2012, she began small by promoting her tarts and cookies at some local establishments, including O’Connor’s Deli in Genoa Township and Jonna’s Market in Howell. In her first few years in commercial enterprise, she grew into a $1 million-a-12 months organization. Her products have been in approximately 200 Michigan shops as of 2015.
“Now we promote to approximately 20,000 shops national,” inclusive of grocery stores, specialty markets, restaurants, and other meals-primarily based businesses, Shakespeare stated. She declined to mention exactly how much the agency is worth but said it is “within the hundreds of thousands.