Carlo’s Bakery will celebrate the grand opening of a full-service bakery on Saturday, October 20, 2018 in the new addition of La Plaza Mall in McAllen, Texas. Buddy Valastro, owner of Carlo’s Bakery and star of the hit TLC series Cake Boss, will introduce the fifth Lone Star State bakery alongside his close-knit family with a ceremonial ribbon cutting and meet and greet.

“It’s no secret that the Valastros love Texas!” exclaims Buddy Valastro. “Each part of the state we head to is so unique. McAllen is full of charm and fits our old school Carlo’s Bakery famiglia perfectly. I’m really excited and honored to call McAllen, TX one of our new homes.”

The 1,899 square foot Carlo’s Bakery will offer the brand’s full menu of signature treats including the famous cannoli, lobster tail, cake by the slice and more. The McAllen location will also produce extraordinary custom cakes for which the Cake Boss stars are most famous.

The grand opening of Carlo’s Bakery at La Plaza Mall will be celebrated on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Buddy Valastro and his family will host the brand’s traditional ribbon cutting ceremony at 7:00 am. The bakery will open for business immediately following the ceremony with meet and greet opportunities available to bakery patrons. The brand will offer exclusive VIP packages to the grand opening experience via their social media pages in early October. Carlo’s Bakery is located at La Plaza Mall at 2200 S 10th Street, McAllen, Texas 78503. Buddy Valastro will also open the doors to his budding Italian restaurant concept, Buddy V’s, at La Plaza Mall on October 18, 2018.