Cheryl Day

Years of Participation

Cheryl Day is a self-taught baker who co-founded Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia, in 2002. She and her husband Griffith Day are the authors of two bestselling cookbooks, The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook and Back in the Day Bakery Made with Love, and they were semi-finalists for the 2015 James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Baker. In 2017 People named Back in the Day Bakery the most popular restaurant in the state of Georgia. Cheryl honed her skills in her mother’s and grandmother’s kitchens, and her enthusiasm for enriching lives through the time-honored art of scratch baking is one of her most endearing qualities (along with a few dance moves she picked up in her days as a Soul Train dancer!). Follow her on Instagram at @cherylday.