Date: 12/20/2011 Print This Post

Annette Starbuck Celebrates the Official Grand Opening of the First Goodie Girls Cupcakery in Glendale, Calif.

Baker extraordinaire Annette Starbuck of Goodie Girls ( celebrated the grand opening of her first storefront in Glendale, Calif. on November 20 with a packed store and huge turnout despite the heavy rainfall. Photos from the event can be viewed on

Guests enjoyed live music from DJ KiddLuke and DJ Arthur Galestian, savory appetizers catered by Kitchen 12000, a chocolate photo booth by Images Printed on Chocolate, wine by Cupcake Vineyards and tasty sample cupcakes from Goodie Girls. Cupcake lovers eagerly placed orders for Annette’s special Thanksgiving-themed cupcakes, and the first 75 attendees received a complimentary gift bag including specialty products from Pink Pewter, NuBar, Scentsy, H2O+, Soap Café, Pom Flair and Pop artist a.n.t., plus a delectable Cake-Up from Goodie Girls.

Talent that attended included LA Lakers scout and model Bonnie-Jill Laflin, Natalie Lopez (Desperate Housewives, Hannah Montana),  Justin Tinucci (Modern Family, Big Love), Marlowe Peyton (How I Met Your Mother), Sade Young (Modern Family), Victoria Strauss (iCarly), Sophia Strauss (Hop, Little Fockers), Gabriella Justine Holland (Target, Without Men), Chelsey Valentine (Krog, Ghost Whisperer, NCIS), fashion designer Tatiana McLane (Queenie4Ever line) and many more.

Additionally, representatives from the offices of the City of Glendale, Assemblyman Mike Gatto, and Senator Carol Liu attended to present congratulations and certificates of recognition.

Starbuck claimed victory in the Season Three Premiere episode of the Food Network‘s hit baking competition Cupcake Wars and recently was featured on CBS’ daytime TV show “The Talkfor a demonstration with TV host Julie Chen and Co-host Debi Mazar of her seasonal Pumpkin Pancake Cupcakes.

Goodie Girls is located at 415 East Broadway, Suite 100 in Glendale, Calif. and open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sunday-Monday by appointment only.

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