Roswell business Cloud 9 Cupcakes will step into the spotlight and up to the challenge when they appear on the nationally-televised Food Network show, "Cupcake Wars," this weekend.
Shop owner and head baker Michael Pettenato will appear on the show, Sunday, March 3 at 8 p.m. And Taylor Sparkman, a Sequoyah High School graduate, will be his assistant.
"Set your DVR and watch the drama," Pettenato said.
Pettenato, who has worked at Iron Chef Mario Battali’s Babbo restaurant in New York, .
After receiving special recognition and gifts from Google late that year, including new laptops and $100,000 in marketing, the small business was able to expand. In addition to the Roswell flagship store, Cloud 9 has also opened a store at Lenox Square and is opening a third location at Perimeter Mall this week.
To celebrate their appearance on "Cupcake Wars," the store will be offering free samples of their cupcakes all weekend, Pettenato told Roswell Patch.