Positively West Virginia
Positively West Virginia
Episode 147 - Carly Baker - Baker Cheese Company


Carly Baker is the owner of Baker Cheese Company in Morgantown, West Virginia. She started her business in late 2019. 

Baker Cheese Company is a gourmet grazing company that provides custom cheese and charcuterie boxes, boards and tables for any event. Whether it be a date night at home or a wedding, they have you covered. Baker Cheese Company provides top-quality ingredients paired with their signature design to wow any crowd.






  • 2:36 Carly, take a minute, fill in some gaps from that brief intro and give us a little behind the curtain look into Baker Cheese Company.
  • 4:46 What is your 30 sec. pitch for Baker Cheese Company?
  • 6:34 Can you tell us more about the origin of the word charcuterie?
  • 7:19 Can you tell us more about the charcuterie board classes you’re teaching?
  • 11:32 What are you most excited about for Baker Cheese Company right now?
  • 13:40 How do you encourage people to take the first bite after they’ve created their board?
  • 14:42 How would you describe Manchego cheese?
  • 15:04 How did you learn to pair together different items for your charcuterie boards?
  • 16:19 What’s the geographic market that you serve?
  • 17:21 How many employees do you have?
  • 17:54 How did you get started in this business?
  • 19:41 What has been your best business moment so far?
  • 20:20 What has been your worst business moment so far?
  • 21:14 PWV Commercial Break
  • 21:45 What is the long term vision you have for Baker Cheese Company?
  • 22:47 Do you currently offer wine?
  • 23:46 How do you attract new customers to your business?
  • 24:51 What’s one of the biggest challenges you’re facing right now?
  • 25:43 What’s your most popular charcuterie box?
  • 27:06 What is one piece of advice that you’d give to young entrepreneurs/ business owners?
  • 28:46 What is one book or podcast that you’d recommend for aspiring entrepreneurs?
  • 30:40 What is one thing that you do everyday that you think contributes to your success?
  • 31:35 Is there anything else you’d like our listeners to know about your story or Baker Cheese Company?
  • 33:05 Outro