Metro Atlanta baker finds sweet success with cheesecakes

Metro Atlanta baker finds sweet success with cheesecakes
EAST POINT, Ga. - Growing up in Southwest Atlanta, Samuel "Sammy" Smith Jr. dreamed of many things. Being a baker was not one of them. "I never liked baking," the Westlake High School graduate says with a laugh. But that changed when Smith was training to be a chef at Le Cordon Bleu and...

Say ‘Cheeze’ | East Point baker nominated ‘Best Cheesecake in Georgia’

Say ‘Cheeze’ | East Point baker nominated ‘Best Cheesecake in Georgia’
Sammy Cheezecake owner, Sammie Smith, Jr. shares his recipe for success At first glance, you might think that Samuel ’Sammie’ Smith, Jr. is a professional athlete. His six-foot-five physique looks more suited for cracking skulls on the gridiron than cracking eggs on a mixing bowl. The Atlanta-native and Le Cordon...