Tour de Dufflet: April 2013

Thursday, April 25, 2013

a cake for every couple ...

Eat more wedding cake!
Sumptuous visual creations … whatever the occasion, let Dufflet sweeten the event with a custom multi-tier wedding cake, sublime mini-wedding cakes or delicate wedding cupcakes.

Get inspired!
From our image gallery, select from Dufflet's signature designs. Then choose your cake size depending on the number of servings, tier shapes and cake flavours, followed by decorative details like finishes and tints, border piping styles and flowers.

PDF photos are available by email (ask for them by number) or you can view them online at

Please contact directly the Dufflet Cafe most convenient to you for a consultation and a tasting. We're committed to making your selection from Dufflet Pastries simple and enjoyable.

Dufflet - Downtown: 787 Queen Street West (west of Bathurst Street)
Ph: 416-504-2870 ~ retail @ dufflet. com (open 7 days)
Dufflet - Uptown: 2638 Yonge Street (between Eglinton and Lawrence)
Ph: 416-484-9080 ~ retail2 @ dufflet. com (closed Mondays)
Dufflet - Beach: 1917 Queen Street East (east of Woodbine Avenue)
Ph: 416-699-4900 ~ retail3 @ dufflet. com (open 7 days)

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

london fog mousse mini


From our Mother's Day newsletter, our new London Fog Mousse Mini! A dome of tea infused mousse, peach compote and white biscuit, finished with a tea glaze and chocolate tea leaf decoration.

Available at all 3 Dufflet locations, size: 2.5" dome, $4.50 each.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

overstock chocolate warehouse sale!

Looking for something sweet for the weekend? Come to our wholesale bakery on 166 Norseman Street, Etobicoke for a great selection of chocolates and confections.

When:  Thursday, April 18th and Friday, April 19th, from 11am to 5pm (or until we sell out )

While quantities last > when they're gone, they're gone!

Payment via Cash, Visa, MasterCard

Please do not phone or email - first come, first served!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Help wanted: Bilingual Order Desk (Etobicoke)

French/English Order Desk Opportunity at Dufflet Pastries!
How would you like to work in an environment that always smells so sweet?!

Dufflet Pastries is a supplier of baked goods for restaurants, specialty food shops, supermarkets and hotels. We are currently seeking a French/English Order Desk individual with a vibrant personality to work with our team of seasoned representatives at head office.

As this is a junior position, the ideal candidate requires a minimum of 1-year order desk or customer service experience to handle these key responsibilities:
• Respond to incoming calls from customers placing orders (French and/or English); call customers to place orders; input data of orders accurately
• Provide product knowledge to customers; advise of new products and promotions
• Build strong relationships with team and customers to maintain consistent high levels of service
• Maintain communications between internal departments, management and customers, and respond to questions and concerns in a timely manner

Qualifications and Requirements:
• Ability to interact with customers in both French and English (written and verbal) is a must
• Quick learner to adapt to work procedures and accommodate customer needs
• Detail oriented team player
• Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills with proven ability to meet deadlines
• Customer service in the food industry is an asset
• Experience using MS Office, customized computer systems
• Available to work full time hours, Monday to Friday; work occasional Saturday shift

This sweet smelling head office is located in the Islington and QEW area of Etobicoke.

Does this sound like a position you want to learn more about? Please respond by May 12th. Send your resume and salary expectations to

We thank all applicants for applying; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you. 


Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Dufflet Gluten-Free line of desserts is finalist for SIAL Innovation Award!

Dufflet Pastries is proud to announce that it's new Gluten Free line is one of 10 product finalists for the 2013 SIAL Innovation Award!

The Dufflet line of packaged gluten-free products includes:
~ Carrot Cakelet®,
~ Chocolate Cakelet®,
~ Chocolate Chunk Brownie,
~ Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroon.

SIAL Canada is an international food and beverage trade show that takes place April 30 to May 2, 2013 at the Direct Energy Centre (Exhibition Place, Toronto). The show alternates annually between Montreal and Toronto and draws 14,000 professional visitors from 61 countries and 700 exhibitors over 230,000 sq/ft of exhibiting space.

Along with exhibits, demos and special events, SIAL also hosts 4 contests; Olive d'Or (best olive oil), Coffee Cup (best coffee), La Cuisine (best corporate chef) and SIAL Innovation (best international food innovation).

Dufflet Gluten Free is one of 10 finalists for the prestigious Innovation award - this is the process for judging;

Step 1: All participating products are carefully analyzed by an independent selection committee. Products showing innovative characteristics will be labelled “SIAL Innovation Selection.”

Step 2: Selected products are then presented to a jury of independent experts. This jury determines the 10 “SIAL Innovation Award” according to 4 criteria: market positioning, fabrication process, the recipe and packaging.

Step 3: Then the same jury selects amongst the 10 award winners the one who deserves the “SIAL Innovation Grand Award.”

You can see more details (or register to attend) at and follow them on Twitter and Facebook

For those in the food trade, Dufflet Pastries will be at booth 941 - we hope to see you there!

To view the complete list of 2013 Top 10 Innovations finalists, visit

Additional info on the finalists (in French):

Monday, April 8, 2013

jimmy cracked corn but i don't care ...

... I just put it on a cupcake, so there! Enjoy a delicious and fun Caramel Corn Cupcake, with moist brown sugar cake topped with caramel frosting and decorated with caramel corn, it's sure to please a sweet someone in your life (including you!)

Available at all 3 Dufflet locations. Size: 3", $2.85 each.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

cotm for april!

The Cake of the Month for April is Vanilla Layer Cake!

Available at all 3 Dufflet locations, stock up on four layers of buttery vanilla sour cream cake frosted with luscious vanilla buttercream twirls at a special price. 

On special April 1 - 30, 2013
6" regular: $24, special $22
9" regular: $40, special $38
Daily Slice Special $4.00 (while quantities last)

Cake of the month will be available on pre-orders via phone, email and in-person.
In-store cake quantities are limited so pre-order to avoid disappointment!
Slices available in-store only and on a first-come, first-served basis.

No rainchecks or substitutions on this offer.