The original Randazzo Bakery opened in 1965 after Hurricane Betsy hit the New Orleans area. In 2015, some 50 years later, Manuel Randazzo, Sr.’s grandsons, Kenny and Nicholas Caywood, (the third generation), together with their mom and dad, Susan Randazzo and Kenneth Caywood, opened their own bakery making king cakes just like their grandfather did many years ago.
In 2016, we won the “Best Traditional” king cake in Ochsner Hospital’s King Cake Festival, with proceeds benefiting the Ochsner Hospital for Children.
We also appeared on television in 2017, 2018, and 2019 on a local television station WGNO-TV in “News With a Twist” segment which showcased our bakery and the making of the king cakes.
Check out two segments here:
Featured in the “The Big Book of King Cake” and “The Little Book of King Cake” by Matt Haines.