Sweet Soirées is the creation of Joellyn Tulipano-Huebner who in 2009, left the mortgage banking world in order to do what she loves on a full-time basis. Joellyn has combined her skills in artisan cake decoration and her eye for visual design, with the passion for creating unique and stylish displays.
Joellyn studied Fashion Design at IADT and Pastry & Cake Decorating at the French Pastry School. As a member of several women business groups, Joellyn is a strong proponent of entrepreneurship and loves encouraging women and sharing creative ideas. Her love of literature, poetry and art has greatly influenced her creativity and her sentimentality and thoughtfulness is abundant in every detail.
Sweet Soirées has been featured on ABC's Windy City Live and WCIU's You & Me in the Morning. In print in Modern Luxury Weddings, North Shore Brides, Chicago Woman, Bake and Wedding Guide Chicago. Sweet Soirées has also been featured on several popular party websites and blogs such as Amy Atlas, Hostess With The Mostess, Pizzazzerie, Catch My Party and La Petite Peach to name a few.
Joellyn lives in Oak Park with her husband Franck and their English Bulldog Augustus. She and her team bake out of River Forest Kitchen.