La Sem is an exclusive Italian Patisserie committed to the highest standards of quality and freshness.
La Sem was founded by Mimi Semeraro in Bari, Italy on Sept 1, 1930. It was here that a young Nicola Ventola found his passion for cakes, pastries and other confectionary delights. Wanting to continue the legacy he had grown up around, Nicola opened La Sem here in Toronto in July 1963. His goal was to bring a true European style bakery to Toronto including introducing the first outdoor patio to the city.
La Sem has won awards and recognition for its wedding cakes, hand modeled marzipan and was voted the best cannoli in the GTA by the Toronto Star.
See our current 2016 promotional video here or see our 2013 promotional video here
We invite you to experience and savour our splendid products that have established La Sem as a unique and authentic symbol of European culture and cuisine since 1963 (50 YEARS).
The tradition lives on…
La Sem Patrisseri voted for the Top Cake Boutique of 2015 in Mississauga. Click here to see the article and Voted for the Top Cake Boutique of 2016 in Mississauga by the Top Choice Award.Click here to read article. To see how we received the award and nominate us for 2015. Click here
La Sem Patisserie wins 2015 Top Choice Award for the Best Bakery. Click here to read article.
La Sem Patisserie wins Gold for Best Bakery 2014. Readers Choice in The Mississauga News. Click here to read article.
La Sem Patisserie wins 2014 & 2015 the Best Bakery award in Mississauga by Food Pages.
Award winning best cannoli in the GTA by the Toronto Star. Click here to read article.