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Ron Ben-Israel Cakes

New York , NY
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LOCATION

42 Greene Street, (by appointment)
New York, NY 10013 US (map)

PHONE

212-625-3369

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ABOUT US

The ultimate in cutting-edge design and classical execution of luxury cakes.
Named the King of Cakes by Modern Bride magazine, Ron Ben-Israel have been a favorite among celebrities... Read more
The ultimate in cutting-edge design and classical execution of luxury cakes.
Named the King of Cakes by Modern Bride magazine, Ron Ben-Israel have been a favorite among celebrities and the style-conscious since 1993. A popular guest on TV, Ron often appears on Martha, the Late Show with David Letterman, and the Food Network. His cakes have been featured in The New York Times, New York magazine, In Style, and Vogue, among others. Ron has received numerous gold medals and awards in culinary competitions, and shares his passion, techniques, and secrets with the students of the French Culinary Institute in New York. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

Besides cakes, what other types of desserts do you provide?
Groom's Cake
What additional services do you provide?
Consultations, On-site Delivery, On-site Setup, Pickup, Tastings
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free
Do you provide customary cakes, such as Croquembouche?
Yes
Are you licensed by the state health department?
Yes

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.4/5.0
Our wedding cake was beautiful! I didn't know exactly what the outcome of the design would be, so I was very pleased when I saw it. We changed our design a few times and his team was patient and helpful. The cake tasting was a bit overwhelming with all the choices of cake flavors and fillings but if you have an idea of what you want than its not that bad (this would be a good problem) Lastly, we were both very happy with the taste and moistness of the cake!! Overall, great experience!
Our wedding cake was beautiful! I didn't know exactly what the outcome of the design would be, so I was very pleased when Read more...
Our wedding cake was beautiful! I didn't know exactly what the outcome of the design would be, so I was very pleased when I saw it. We changed our design a few times and his team was patient and helpful. The cake tasting was a bit overwhelming with all the choices of cake flavors and fillings but if you have an idea of what you want than its not that bad (this would be a good problem) Lastly, we were both very happy with the taste and moistness of the cake!! Overall, great experience! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
Ron Ben-Israel Cakes were very accommodating - they were able to design our cake on short notice due to a miscommunication between our wedding coordinator and my husband and I. Our cake was simply gorgeous, and they were able to make details to go with our classic art-deco venue. The amazing part of these cakes are the sugar flowers. Many of our guests assumed they were real flowers that were provided by our florist, but in fact they were edible! They also offer GLUTEN FREE, which was great for me as well as a few of my guests who are gluten intolerant. My only issue was that the taste of the cake was nothing extraordinary, but good enough. If you are going for beautiful and impressive cake pictures, this is the cake to go. If you are going for out of this world taste, I would recommend something else.
Ron Ben-Israel Cakes were very accommodating - they were able to design our cake on short notice due to a miscommunication Read more...
Ron Ben-Israel Cakes were very accommodating - they were able to design our cake on short notice due to a miscommunication between our wedding coordinator and my husband and I. Our cake was simply gorgeous, and they were able to make details to go with our classic art-deco venue. The amazing part of these cakes are the sugar flowers. Many of our guests assumed they were real flowers that were provided by our florist, but in fact they were edible! They also offer GLUTEN FREE, which was great for me as well as a few of my guests who are gluten intolerant. My only issue was that the taste of the cake was nothing extraordinary, but good enough. If you are going for beautiful and impressive cake pictures, this is the cake to go. If you are going for out of this world taste, I would recommend something else. Read less
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Joe
Wedding:
8/29/2014
5.0/5.0
Words can't describe how happy my husband and I were, when we arrive to our wedding venue and saw our wedding cake, it was so beautiful and above our expectations. Ron Ben-Israel Cakes really did a wonderful job, the cake and icing was also delicious. It was the best decision we made to have our wedding cake made by Ron Ben-Israel. So elegant, soft yet masculine for our "grey pink blush wedding"
Words can't describe how happy my husband and I were, when we arrive to our wedding venue and saw our wedding cake, it was Read more...
Words can't describe how happy my husband and I were, when we arrive to our wedding venue and saw our wedding cake, it was so beautiful and above our expectations. Ron Ben-Israel Cakes really did a wonderful job, the cake and icing was also delicious. It was the best decision we made to have our wedding cake made by Ron Ben-Israel. So elegant, soft yet masculine for our "grey pink blush wedding" Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
A cake by Ron Ben Israel was included with our wedding package at the New York Palace, but I would choose him over and over again! We had our tasting with Ron, and he was incredibly pleasant, helpful, and totally understood our vision.

Most importantly, the cake was delicious (and gorgeous)! There are so many options for flavors and fillings, you can truly create a cake that is uniquely yours. We can't wait to enjoy it again on our 1 year anniversary!
A cake by Ron Ben Israel was included with our wedding package at the New York Palace, but I would choose him over and Read more...
A cake by Ron Ben Israel was included with our wedding package at the New York Palace, but I would choose him over and over again! We had our tasting with Ron, and he was incredibly pleasant, helpful, and totally understood our vision.

Most importantly, the cake was delicious (and gorgeous)! There are so many options for flavors and fillings, you can truly create a cake that is uniquely yours. We can't wait to enjoy it again on our 1 year anniversary! Read less
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Kate
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
We had an amazing cake for our wedding and I loved that Ron did not let me get side tracked with all the pretty things I was seeing in his showroom! He kept me on point and organized and actually was a bit of a mind reader even though he claimed he wasn't! At the end, what he proposed was exactly what I wanted!

The cake was absolutely stunning and we got so many compliments from the guests! I am still saving my top layer for a special occasion in my freezer! Highly recommend!!!
We had an amazing cake for our wedding and I loved that Ron did not let me get side tracked with all the pretty things I Read more...
We had an amazing cake for our wedding and I loved that Ron did not let me get side tracked with all the pretty things I was seeing in his showroom! He kept me on point and organized and actually was a bit of a mind reader even though he claimed he wasn't! At the end, what he proposed was exactly what I wanted!

The cake was absolutely stunning and we got so many compliments from the guests! I am still saving my top layer for a special occasion in my freezer! Highly recommend!!! Read less
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Liz
Wedding:
7/10/2013
5.0/5.0
I love Ron! He was very accommodating and he reached out to me personally when he had questions regarding the design of our cake! I love his work--very talented guy.
I love Ron! He was very accommodating and he reached out to me personally when he had questions regarding the design of Read more...
I love Ron! He was very accommodating and he reached out to me personally when he had questions regarding the design of our cake! I love his work--very talented guy. Read less
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Alexia
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
What a pleasure it was to work with Ron!!!
He is so nice and the most talented and creative cake designer out there. On top of that the cake itself was beyond delicious.
All our guest ate it and some even had a second slice!
When we met Ron for the first time, we discussed every aspect of our wedding to design a cake that would be in line with the decor, theme and colors.
In my case, Ron got really inspired by my Jenny Packham dress and designed the whole cake to emulate the design of my dress. He put edible beading, sequins and gems on the cake. What girl can say no to a cake with gems on it?

A true work of art!!

A & R
What a pleasure it was to work with Ron!!!
He is so nice and the most talented and creative cake designer out there. Read more...
What a pleasure it was to work with Ron!!!
He is so nice and the most talented and creative cake designer out there. On top of that the cake itself was beyond delicious.
All our guest ate it and some even had a second slice!
When we met Ron for the first time, we discussed every aspect of our wedding to design a cake that would be in line with the decor, theme and colors.
In my case, Ron got really inspired by my Jenny Packham dress and designed the whole cake to emulate the design of my dress. He put edible beading, sequins and gems on the cake. What girl can say no to a cake with gems on it?

A true work of art!!

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Theresa
Wedding:
4/28/2012
4.3/5.0
Artistic and delicious cake. The baker took time to get to know us as a couple and our wedding theme in order to design a cake that celebrated our day. We appreciated the flexibility of choosing our fillings and cake.
Artistic and delicious cake. The baker took time to get to know us as a couple and our wedding theme in order to design a Read more...
Artistic and delicious cake. The baker took time to get to know us as a couple and our wedding theme in order to design a cake that celebrated our day. We appreciated the flexibility of choosing our fillings and cake. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.7/5.0
Ron Ben-Israel was a delight to work with. He produced the most beautiful wedding cake for me which tied in my bouquet and wedding colors very nicely. He spent a good amount of time with me during the initial appointment and was really open to any of my suggestions. A tad bit higher priced than I would have liked but well worth it. Some of my guests are still raving about the cake. I will definitely be using him again!!
Ron Ben-Israel was a delight to work with. He produced the most beautiful wedding cake for me which tied in my bouquet and Read more...
Ron Ben-Israel was a delight to work with. He produced the most beautiful wedding cake for me which tied in my bouquet and wedding colors very nicely. He spent a good amount of time with me during the initial appointment and was really open to any of my suggestions. A tad bit higher priced than I would have liked but well worth it. Some of my guests are still raving about the cake. I will definitely be using him again!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Ron Ben-Israel Cakes is truly the way to go when looking for a one of a kind, gorgeous and delicious cake. Ron and his team were fantastic to work with, always responsive and flexible with our needs. The cake was so stunning it almost felt like a crime to cut into but once we took our first bites it was so worth cutting!!! And the flowers he makes look SO real it is incredible. They can even be saved and displayed after the wedding and after a month to date they still look amazing on our dining room table!

Highly recommend Ron Ben-Israel Cakes!!!
Ron Ben-Israel Cakes is truly the way to go when looking for a one of a kind, gorgeous and delicious cake. Ron and his Read more...
Ron Ben-Israel Cakes is truly the way to go when looking for a one of a kind, gorgeous and delicious cake. Ron and his team were fantastic to work with, always responsive and flexible with our needs. The cake was so stunning it almost felt like a crime to cut into but once we took our first bites it was so worth cutting!!! And the flowers he makes look SO real it is incredible. They can even be saved and displayed after the wedding and after a month to date they still look amazing on our dining room table!

Highly recommend Ron Ben-Israel Cakes!!! Read less
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