“It was a crazy adventure being on the show. It was exhausting filming 15-20 hours a day and competing. But it was fun, and we had a blast! I would do it again in a heartbeat. I wouldn’t be where I am today without being on the show.”
You may also know Weber from her days as pastry chef at Hendel’s, owned by her sister and brother-in-law, where she popularized her lemon meringue tarts. Now, she plans to open her first brick-and-mortar location for Made. By Lia at 610 Rue St. Francois in Florissant, Missouri. The grand opening was scheduled for Spring 2020 but has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The bakery will serve gooey butter cake, pastries, cupcakes, local coffee, and other specialties. Made. By Lia will also offer Weber’s acclaimed wedding cakes, celebrated for their great taste and beautiful design. Weber has dreamt of opening a bakery since she was a kid.
When asked what she would tell others in North County who have a dream of opening a small business or who want to dive into a passion she said this: