Denise Kahwegi Interview, 2012

In this 2012 interview, Denise Kahwegi talks about the bakery stand, Cake Royale, owned by herself and her husband. She talks about how they got their business started and how they came to the West Side Market from Texas. She discusses what she loves about the market. She explains how their business works, and how the market has played a role in that, She shares memories about their first day at the market and the tenacity of customers there. She hopes her sons will continue the business.

Participants: Kahwegi, Denise (interviewee) / Smith, Kelsey (interviewer)
Collection: West Side Market
Institutional Repository: Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection

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These interviews, conducted by students as part of a CSU Provost-funded Undergraduate Summer Research Award project led by Drs. Mark Souther and Mark Tebeau, supported commemoration of the West Side Market Centennial in 2012.