Aside from cooking, Anita Marke spends much of her time in her nursery, where she grows tulips, roses, orchids, and other plants for personal appreciation. As her flowers mature, Ms. Marke plans to enter them in her city’s garden fair for a chance at winning a $3,500 grand prize, in addition to gardening supplies for a year. In addition, Ms. Marke can often be found working out, biking, playing racket sports, or swimming, and she likes to exercise at least five times per week. A world traveler, as well, she has visited destinations in South America, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe.
About Anita Marke
A baker and culinary student with a penchant for pastries and cakes, Anita Marke enjoys the challenges that come with her ventures in the kitchen, especially when customers make unusual requests. Whether rolling cannoli by hand or making a wedding cake in the shape of a Harley-Davidson logo, Anita Marke finds inspiration in her culinary creations and continually strives to improve her craft.