Celebrating 40 years with

Suzy’s Cheesecakes
An Idea
1982

Inspiration for Suzy’s Cheesecakes came as dessert, while Mark and Suzy Strothmann were on a trip to Napa California. The cheesecake was gourmet in all respects; creamy, semi-sweet chocolate on crushed chocolate wafer crust.

The Boulevard Inn
1982

With new inspiration, Suzy created her fantastic desserts for the dinner service at the Strothmann family-owned restaurant-The Boulevard Inn. Suzy’s cheesecakes were so popular customers were ordering whole cakes for carry out.

West Vliet Street
1983

Suzy’s opened its first bakery and attached shop on Vliet Street in Milwaukee. Mark Strothmann had renovated the entire building for the new business, The Vliet Street location had just one oven, one refrigerator and 250 square feet for baking and sales.

1983
Suzy in their Vliet Street bakery and shop
1984

Suzy in her Vliet Street shop, holding her famous Chocolate Amaretto cheesecake.

Bolivar Ave Bakery in St. Francis
2001

As demand for Suzy’s Desserts increased, the Strothmann’s moved Suzy’s Cheesecakes to St Francis, Wisconsin and built-out a large bakery on Bolivar Ave.

Mark and Suzy Strothmann
2001
2003

Suzy’s Cheesecakes logo as more products were introduced into the Suzy’s family of desserts as they expanded sales throughout the US and Canada.

Suzy and Family
2003

Suzy enjoys sharing her love of baking with the next generation.

Oak Creek Bakery
2006

Suzy’s moves to a 44,200-square-foot facility at in Oak Creek. With over 150 employees and state-of-the-art baking equipment, Suzy’s can meet the high demand for her signature desserts.

Oak Creek Bakery
2006
South Howell Ave Bakery
2016

Suzy’s Cheesecakes South Howell Ave., Oak Creek Wisconsin.

Nationally Recognized
2018

Suzy’s is recognized statewide and nationally for their locally sourced, quality ingredients.

2022

As a nod to 40 years the of sacrifice and success, Suzy’s Cheesecakes rolled out a retro, but fresh company logo.

And looking into the future!