Baker David Okapal was born and raised in Finley, Ohio. He graduated from Johnson Wales University with an Associates Degree of Applied Science in Pastry Arts. He has been with Sodexo for 12 years and started his career at Temple University. In his free time he enjoys music, art, Star Wars, and spending time with his wife and daughter.
In 2010, he appeared on the Food Network Challenge with his brother-in-law and won silver.
Baker Dave has a television show on TUTV called Baker Dave presents, check out some of his episodes on YouTube here.
Every year, Baker Dave makes Temple University's Homecoming Cakes, see a gallery of past Homecoming Cakes here.
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