Culinary Arts | Passion | Family
In 2019, Therese and her husband, Brent, formed Sweet Moments Company with a desire of imparting a passion for creativity and cherished personal moments thru hands-on and virtual interactive learning.
Sweet Moments Company started out with in-home cooking and baking classes, where we come to you, for a fun and intimate learning experience. With everything moving to an online format, we have now created virtual classes with live instruction. We are excited to share our passion with others by bringing families and friends together one sweet moment at a time!
Founder and Executive Chef
Therese is a Pastry Chef, Culinary Instructor, and Entrepreneur who has a passion for savory and sweet culinary creations with over 15 years of experience. She grew up in the kitchen and fell in love with cooking at a young age. Throughout high school Therese pursued culinary classes and participated in a unique scholarship program, Careers through Culinary Arts Program (CCAP) and was awarded a scholarship to attend Scottsdale Community College (SCC). Therese earned her Associates Degree in Culinary Arts and Applied Sciences and graduated with academic excellence.
Upon graduating, Therese attained a pastry assistant position at Troon Private Country Club, and within six months she took over the pastry department to become head pastry chef. After several years at Troon, Therese was driven for more. In 2011 she left Troon to follow her lifelong dream of owning and operating a bakery and bistro. Therese launched My Sweet Blessings Bakery and Bistro in 2011 and opened the first location in May of 2012 in Carefree, Arizona. Concurrently in 2012, Therese became a chef instructor for the evening pastry program at Scottsdale Community College where she has gained nearly 10 years of instructing experience. Therese is truly passionate about teaching and loves to interact with fellow foodies.
Founder and Business Development
Brent is an accomplished welding engineer with a passion for cooking. He grew up cooking as a kid with his family and his love for cooking grew immensely as he became an adult. Joining his passion for cooking with his engineering background, Brent enjoys experimenting and exploring the more 'tweaky' aspects of the Culinary Arts. Brent has always been a huge supporter in Therese's career, so they were eager to start this new adventure in Sweet Moments Company together! Brent primarily focuses on all the technical and business development.