The original Victoria was found by four Italian immigrant bakers in 1911 in San Francisco, and became a great success soon after. One of the bakers had a daughter named Victoria and the rest of the bakers were happy to name the business as “Victoria Pastry Co.”In their peak of growth the bakers expanded to Greenbrae and started taking their wedding cakeorders from generations of Bay Area residents in both locations. Over the years determination to adhering to the incredible cake and pastry recipes brought by these bakers was the key in Victoria’s grand success. The four bakers compiled all their best recipes in one single book. Today, the very old and mostly hand written recipe book is kept at the Victoria Bakery & Café in Greenbrae. Although the pages are partially torn and discolored, it still functions as “the go to book” when there is any doubt among the young bakers and cake artists.