Layer Cake Co.

The Design Studio for Restaurants and Food Bloggers

We’ve combined the best in design and development with passion and experience in the food world to serve restaurants and food bloggers in a new and better way. We’re here to help you better tell your story, define your unique voice, and share the experience of your food with 5-star branding and design.

Our Vision

Inspire and empower successful brands through the shared love of food.

Everything but the kitchen sink.

Layer Cake offers comprehensive branding and design packages, focused on helping you tell your story and reach more people. We make everything from scratch and truly join your team to help you reach your goals, whether that’s more customers, more sales, or more traffic. We do this with custom development, in-depth brand analysis and optimization, and absolutely killer site and blog design.


  • Identity Design
  • Brand Development
  • Messaging & Voice
  • Story Development


  • Content Creation & Strategy
  • Information Architecture
  • Photography

Design & Code

  • User Experience Strategy
  • Website Design & Development
  • WordPress Development
  • Content Management


  • Market Research
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing
  • Digital Advertising & Search Engine Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Influencer Marketing Campaigns
  • Digital & Social Media Marketing Management

When food meets code.

Cheryl Malik


Cheryl is the writer and photographer behind food blog 40 Aprons and brings her unique understanding of the digital food world and influencer sphere to Layer Cake. Having worked in brand development, digital marketing, and food photography for nearly a decade, her combined experiences in food and marketing make her a unique force in restaurant and food blog design.

Noah Shrader


Noah is a published, award-winning designer and UX engineer who is driven by engaging, interactive experiences that are conceptualized and coded with intention and a focus on the end user. Noah has worked with a long list of clients both locally and internationally over the years.

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