• Vendor Profile: Olive Oil Cafe & Gluten Free Pastries

    Today I have another vendor profile for you…and this vendor specializes in YOU. By that I mean that Frances Quintanilla of Olive Oil Cafe & Gluten Free Pastries makes desserts that satisfy any sweet tooth- whether you’re vegan, gluten free, dairy free, nut free, etc. No more wishing you could have your cake and eat it too… Thanks to Frances, it’s possible.

    Please enjoy the following interview with Frances… (FYI, the picture below is not Frances.)
    Question: When did you start your business? How long have you been at the market?
    Answer: The business opened in  2003, we’ve been at the market for 4-5 years.
    Q: Describe your business in one sentence.
    A: The best desserts & sandwiches you’ll ever have! GUARANTEED!

    Q: What is your favorite item on your “menu”?
    A: Chocolate maple blondie,chocolate pecan pie, Oreo brownies
    Q: What is the most popular item on the “menu”? Purple carrot cake,blackberry cobbler, Oreo brownie, caramel s’mores, chocolate eclairs, all mini tortes
    Q: Do you have any new items you’re planning on featuring in the near future?
    A: Every week we have 5-8 new flavors!
    Q:  Tell me a surprising fact about yourself or your business.
    A: I’m the strongest woman you’ll ever meet & take a lot of pride in all my desserts & my business.
    Q: What is another vendor at the market that you frequent? What do you get there?
    A: Mama pop lemonade, guacamole, salsa, Sage mountain farms, Green Truck, JR Organics, Green Fix, Spring Hill Cheese, The Cravory, Ranchwood Deli, Charlie’d Bread, Pub Cakes.. the list goes on!! I love food! I’m a foodie! !!! I get Anything that catches my eye
    Q: Is there anything else you’d like the blog community to know?
    A: We’re opening up a second location on SDSU CAMPUS late August 2014. We are looking for artisan bread bakers, cashiers,dishwashers,sandwich assemblers,and market vendors.
    Please send resumes franceskarmo@yahoo.comPositions need to be filled ASAP.
    I have to say one of my favorite things about this bakery is that they are so incredibly conscious about fitting your exact diet that they created a stick system. Then you can be sure you can stick to doctor’s orders while indulging in a delicious dessert.

    Well I hope you enjoyed the interview- See you next week!

    -Market Girl

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