and specialty foods
A Metro Detroit staple since 1971
Josef’s European Pastry Shop has a rich history in providing customers with superior European pastries and specialty foods. Owners Anthony and Jimmy Cavallo hail from Montreal and are both Master Pastry Chefs with a true passion for creating the most authentic pastries outside of Europe’s famed pâtisseries and dolcerias.
Josef’s European Pastry Shop has received numerous accolades, including being named to The Knot’s 2008 Best of Weddings List; receiving The Detroit News’ 2007 “Best of the Best” Best Bakery Award; and being recognized by AAA Michigan Living Magazine as 2002 Best Bakery in Michigan.
Authentic & Unique Flavors
Josef’s jarred specialty foods allow customers to bring a bit of Europe back to their own kitchens. From rich spreads and perfectly seasoned vegetables to premium cheeses, our collection of fine products will enrich and enhance the flavors of your homemade fare. Sip back, relax and enjoy the deep aromas and full bodied taste of Miscela Cavallo, the Cavallo family specialty brew.
A complex blend of Brazilian, Costa Rican, Guatamalan and Indonesian Robusta- Miscela Cavallo is exclusively available at Josef’s and will create a perfect cup of espresso.
This is my favorite pastry and cake shop in the whole world for about 15 years. The service is excellent and cakes delicious for any birthday or other event. I especially recommend the strawberry mousse ladyfinger cake!- Madelyn Kerby
This is the absolute best pastry shop/bakery in the Detroit area. From the cakes to the breakfast pastries, everything here is top notch. The selection is huge and the staff are very friendly and courteous. This is where you go when you want to wow your guests with a cake. They’re one of a kind!- Seth Winterholler
My husband order me a fruit cake with the fruit on top and in the middle that was the best cake i every had in my life Josef’s is the best bakery every the cake was so soft and moist melt in your mouth..- Tammy Edwards
Had the chocolate ganache cake with strawberry mousse filling for my friend’s birthday. It was a little taste of heaven. One of the best cakes I’ve ever had!!- Sharon Ogrady
Our white wedding cake with strawberry mousse and butter cream frosting was just delicious. It was so classic and beautiful to look at as well! Great Job Jimmy. Lots of thanks!- Jeanna Stokes