Nikki is the Director of Brand + Marketing at CAVA, where she oversees experiential and digital marketing, creative direction, and customer experience for the Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant group and their products sold in Whole Foods Markets. 

Nikki graduated from the George Washington University in 2009 with a BA in Journalism and curated passions for art history, dance, and yearbooks. After graduating, she worked at GW in digital marketing, collegiate licensing and events for Undergraduate Admissions and Athletics; and in marketing at Hugh & Crye in DC.

Since 2009, Nikki has been writing about her favorite recipes, DC dining, and style on her lifestyle blog Cupcakes for Breakfast

Nikki lives in Washington, DC and is particularly found of its row houses, cherry blossoms, rooftops, and art museums. She also dabbles in wedding planning, personal brand consulting, and making the perfect chocolate frosting.


I started this blog in May 2009 to share stories from my kitchen, food from my travels, and colorful inspiration.