Who We Are

Macaron Bar was founded in 2014 by Patrick Moloughney and Nathan Sivitz. Mark Santanello joined in 2015.

Patrick has a B.A. from the George Washington University and an M.B.A. from Georgetown University. Patrick was a Brand Manager at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati for 10 years where he led the expansion of Mr. Clean Car Wash, P&G’s first foray into retail services.

Nathan has a B.S. from Xavier University and is a Cincinnati native. He has a passion for baking and is well versed in the pastry arts. He has studied pastry with a focus on macarons at The Gourmandise School in Santa Monica, California, and studied privately at several of the finest macaron shops in New York and Los Angeles. The 'pièce de résistance' of his training was a macarons master class at Ecole Lenôtre in Paris, France.

Mark has a B.A. from the George Washington University in Liberal Arts.  Mark previously worked for Northern Kentucky University and University of Cincinnati in sponsored research.  

Community Support

Supporting the community is a key part of Macaron Bar's mission statement.  As such, Macaron Bar is committed to setting aside 5% of all revenue generated to be donated to local non-profits, with a special focus on groups serving the economically and socially disadvantaged members of our communities.

Our core non-profit partners in Cincinnati are the Freestore Foodbank, Community Shares of Greater Cincinnati, and GLSEN Greater Cincinnati. Our core non-profit partners in Louisville will be determined by January 2016.

Other non-profits we have supported include Fernside Cincinnati, Cincinnati May Festival, Bake Me Home, Art on the Streets Cincinnati, HRC Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, SPCA Cincinnati, Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio, Therapy Pets of Greater Cincinnati, Juvenile Diabetes Research FoundationMy Nose Turns Red Youth Circus, Over-the-Rhine Community HousingBethany House ServicesYoung Professionals Choral Collective, and Portrait of a Soul.

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