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Twenty years ago, long before Sweet Butter Kitchen, Café and Market, Leslie Danelian started Sweet Somethings Catering Company in Sherman Oaks, California. Leslie had already been in the food business for ten years on the Westside as a food stylist, recipe writer, caterer and cake designer before relocating to Sherman Oaks to raise her family.

Sweet Somethings Catering Company created by Leslie Danelian

Mary's Lamb, the famed farmhouse restaurant in Sherman Oaks, hired Leslie to stock their store with her signature Cakes, Cookies, Bars and Tarts. While baking for Mary's Lamb, Leslie grew her Sweet Somethings clientele one satisfied customer at a time with her innovative fresh flower wedding cakes, royal icing cut-out cookies, gingerbread houses and hand decorated celebration cakes.

Leslie served as a consultant on two food shows, "Next Door with Katie Brown" and "Napa Style" with Michael Chiarello and has created signature sweets and savories for such clients as Cruise/Wagner, New Line Cinema, Triage Entertainment, The Laurence School, Young Musicians Organization, UCLA, and Jennifer and John Nordstrom.

It was a natural next step for Leslie Danelian and her husband Rick Berge to open Sweet Butter Kitchen, Café and Market in Sherman Oaks, California.

Enter through Sweet Butter's wrought iron gates and the patio herb garden into the rustic marketplace and discover a delectable array of housemade muffins, scones, cookies and layer cakes. Enjoy Sweet Butter's signature soups, salads and sandwiches made from the freshest seasonal ingredients -- and don't forget to come back in the afternoon for our chalkboard take-away dinner specials. Sweet Butter Kitchen, Café and Market proudly offers an extensive selection of hand-picked artisan retail items, many of which we use in the Sweet Butter kitchen.

Dine in, or take-away….Leslie and Rick welcome you to Sweet Butter, Kitchen, Café and Market!

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