Meet The Team
Made By AKB has become Calgary’s go-to Indian-Fusion destination. From refined pastries, handcrafted cakes, ethically sourced coffee, renowned cake-in-a-jar and bespoke interior design, the team has introduced Northeast Calgary to its first-ever upscale bakery and café. The AKB team is composed of both global training and local baristas. We draw talent from India, New York, Ukraine, Canada, Hong Kong, Phillippines and more!
Without the skills and dedication of these gifted individuals, we couldn’t bring you handcrafted pastries, wholesome drinks and the most charming bakery nestled in the heart of Calgary.
Learn about our little family below!
Head Pastry Chef/Barista
Ashima is the owner and head pastry chef/barista at Made By AKB. Her experience is rooted from self taught to certification from French pastry chefs in NYC.
Vik is a talented pastry chef at Made By AKB and has been a vital part of the team since joining. Her experience is rooted from years of working as a chef in Ukraine.
Monika is a multi-talented baker, decorator and barista at Made By AKB. She hones talent from self taught culinary skills in India integrated with professional guidance.
Ankita is Made By AKB's head baker and creative barista. Her exceptional customer service skills are derived from her experience as a multi-skilled optometric assistant.
Barista/Marketing & Branding Intern
Mickaela is Made By AKB's first marketing and branding intern. Currently, she is focusing on building on AKB's brand alongside welcoming healthy changes to the storefront.
Henry is Made By AKB's head barista who holds exceptional service skills and is a phenomenal barista. He takes pride in his creative flavour palette to recommend new drinks to the café.