Chic Spotlight: GiGi’s Kitchen

Chic Spotlight: GiGi’s Kitchen

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Get some yummy in your tummy with this local bakery that all started with a grandma’s love for filling bellies with happiness.

Cincy Chic: Tell us more about GiGi’s Kitchen!
Ashley Baggett, Owner of GiGi’s Kitchen: GiGi’s Kitchen is a local bakery specializing in delectable butter yeast and cinnamon sugar rolls. 

Cincy Chic: What’s the inspiration behind the bakery?
Baggett: As the owner of GiGi’s Kitchen my inspiration came from my grandmother GiGi, (Eva Ogletree). My GiGi taught me the love of baking, and the importance of giving. She willingly opened her heart and her kitchen to serve people who were in need of a good meal. That lesson of giving fuels my inspiration to continue her legacy. 

Cincy Chic: Who’s behind GiGi’s Kitchen?
Baggett: Our family had a dream to share our GiGi’s rolls with as many people as possible. In 2009, we began selling our handmade rolls to local businesses in the Greater Cincinnati area. GiGi’s Kitchen went from a dream to a reality through the hard work and partnership of Ashley Baggett, GiGi’s grand-daughter, and John Ogletree, GiGi’s son.

Cincy Chic: What bakery items can readers find at GiGi’s Kitchen?
Baggett: Readers will be delighted by the various options of butter yeast and sweet cinnamon sugar rolls available for purchase. GiGi’s rolls were my grandmother’s claim to fame and they are the star items of GiGi’s Kitchen.

Cincy Chic: Where can readers find GiGi’s Kitchen products?
Baggett: Our product is located exclusively at Clifton Market, Kremer’s Market, Findlay Market, and at featured events hosted at the Duke Energy Convention Center.

Cincy Chic: What makes GiGi’s Kitchen unique?
Baggett: GiGi’s Kitchen continues to hand-make buttery, soft yeast rolls and cinnamon-sugar rolls from scratch in honor of our GiGi. Our family’s commitment to mastering the recipe to deliver a  consistently high quality product is our goal. Our superb customer service further demonstrates our respect for both our products and customers. We have perfected this recipe and are proud to know our rolls are lovingly served by families and restaurants, in Cincinnati and across the country. 

Cincy Chic: Is there anything new on the horizon?
Baggett: Our butter yeast and cinnamon sugar rolls have been selected as a featured item for dinners at Cincinnati Duke Energy Convention Center. 

Cincy Chic: Where can readers go to learn more and follow along?
Baggett: You can follow us on Instagram, like our Facebook page, and stay up to date with all things Gigi on our website.