Metro Atlanta baker finds sweet success with cheesecakes

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 tasked with making a cheesecake: "I was like, ‘This is the best cheesecake I ever had!’" READ MORE