Who we are
At Cakes by Tosan, Sugarcraft is our passion; for us, Cake Making is an expression of excellence, a redefinition of opulence and a perfect fusion of creativity and class.
Over the years, we have utilized our impeccable blend of unique creativity and taste to deliver best in class value to Africa’s best.
Our core belief is taken from our Mantra; CBT Chapter 1 VS 1…with sugar-craft, NOTHING is impossible
Our mission: To consistently outdo our best
Our values: Passion for Customers, Excellence, Audacity, Innovation and Creativity.
TOSAN JEMIDE (Founder)
Popularly referred to as the Cake Maestro, Tosan Jemide is a foremost cake maker from Africa. In 1996, he left the shores of Nigeria for the United Kingdom to perfect his sugar craft and cake making skills. While in the United Kingdom, he worked at several bakeries, the last of which was Gloriette of Knightsbridge, where he was part of a team that created cakes for high street stores in the UK such as Harrods, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and Waitrose.
He returned to Nigeria in 2000 to start Cakes by Tosan, an upscale sugarcraft & cake making business that provides signature (couture) cakes for all of Nigeria and Africa’s elite. Over the years, Tosan’s creativity, spontaneity and natural ability to think outside the box, has propelled him to become the most desirable cake maker for A-list celebrities and high net worth individuals in Nigeria and other parts of the African continent. In 2013, he built a 28 feet sugar craft edifice known to be the tallest cake in Africa till date. Cakes by Tosan won the “2013 Best in Show Award - International Exhibit” at the International Cake Event in Manchester.
He was also awarded Best Cake Design at the Christmas Charity Dinner and Cake Auction for Cervical Cancer organized by the George Kerry Foundation. Asides winning the Best Cake Designer at the Nigerian Events Award in 2013. Tosan was awarded a member of the Honours Roll of the Association of Party Organizers and Event Managers of Nigeria in recognition of his distinctive and innovative contribution to the Nigerian events industry.