About Alison Riede

Alison Riede

Alison Riede is the owner of the cupcake shop Sugar Cat Studio in Santa Barbara, CA and the 2011 winner of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars. Her cupcakes were also featured in the 2010 Academy Award celebrity gift baskets. She studied surface pattern design at Syracuse University and has since meshed that knowledge with her passion for baking. Sweet, Savory, and Sometimes Boozy Cupcakes is her first cookbook. @alisonriede