Trying Times are Times for Trying

The business that has helped raise our family, that has served and taught the Ottawa area for over 47 years, was preparing to close up shop in July. With the current owner Brian Bloomfield’s health declining and the hardships of COVID-19, uncertainty got the best of us.

Since July my partner Andrew Lacelle and I have fought hard to continue on my families legacy. It’s been a trying month with many questions. But we asked all the right people. We are so proud and thrilled to announce that we are now the proud owners of Artistic Cake Design!

My name is James Bloomfield, I am the son of Brian Bloomfield and grandson to Artistic Cake Design founder Russel Bloomfield. I have been a decorator here for 5 years now and I have seen first hand how cake can make a moment. It’s the centerpiece to a grand gesture for the people we love and support. I’ve seen it in community celebrations my entire life… and if the sugar doesn’t get my heart going right now, that sense of congregation that we all miss so very much definitely will. We have an amazing team working with Andrew and I to adapt to these difficult times. We are looking forward to making more moments with you as we grow and adapt together!

IMPORTANT: As we make the transition online and implement best practices during the pandemic, we kindly ask for your patience! Please understand that at the moment we can not support walk-ins to our store. We Re-open September 1st for Scheduled Pick-up ONLY for Cake & Cake Supplies. If you know what you're looking for, kindly shoot us an e-mail and we'll do the shopping for you! Inventory will be online soon to browse, order and pick-up.

Trying Times are Times for Trying,
James Bloomfield & Andrew Lacelle
Artistic Cake Design

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  • Martina Challenger

    So so glad that you both have decided to take this on. My family life has been more than appreciative all these years with the exceptional flavourful cakes that has been at all our special occasions or just because we wanted a cake. We’ve had your grandfathers cakes to your dad’s (Brian) cakes. I recall as a child my mom taking decorating classes with Brian. Thank you!! Thank you!! For continuing in their footsteps and making our family events as special as they have always been with an Artistic cake at all events!

  • nick difederico

    i have ordered the Nike running shoe from you guys in November . My youngest son Johnnys birthday is coming up on Jan.21st. He would like a basketball court design.aAny ideas for this one .Let me know if you could send me some pictures that would be great!

  • Kathleen O’Hara

    Love the cakes

  • Ann Lanthier

    I asked James & Andrew to design a special cake for my daughter’s 40th in the shape of a boxing ring, and boy did they deliver! It was spectacular and better than I imagined. I have used Artistic previously and their cakes and decorating are always excellent and the pricing is very reasonable. Thank you for helping to make a memorable 40th birthday. Ann

  • Paul Huppe

    I have bought cakes here for probably 20 years now. By choice, I refuse to get them anywhere else. The best cakes in town, period. I just had my latest cake yesterday and it was perfect! Great to see the new ownership is holding their standards as high as the original owners. Good luck with your enterprise!

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