The Soap Cake Factory is the Israeli subsidiary of Luisa New York, a US company started by Gili Zilca in 2003. Both companies specialize in creating fine, artisan, handcrafted soap and have won numerous awards for product quality and shopping experience, including a display of the products at the 2011 Grammy Awards events, and the prestigious Best of Westchester award in several different categories.
Gili Zilca holds a B.Sc in Chemical Engineering, and an M.Sc (honors) in Applied Chemistry from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She also holds a Certified Advanced Soap-Making Certificate from the Handcrafted Soapmakers Guild.
All workshops and birthday parties in the Kfar Saba studio are personally delivered by Gili in either English or Hebrew.