In 2017, Elle opened her dessert studio at the comfort of her own home through Cottage Food Operations, initially calling it C.A.K.E., then renaming it after herself. In 2019, She won best in Novelty Cakes at the Contra Costa Cake Show. Currently, she has over 400 cakes and thousands of desserts under her belt, and is known in Solano County for her completely modernized, original couture cake designs. She recently learned the art of patisserie and mirror-glazing from world-renowned Canadian-based patisseur Ksenia Penkina and Chocolate Figure Sculpting from multi-awarded cake artist Chef Yi . The dream of owning a store front is inching closer to reality with this talented cake and pastry artist.