Patricia Scheetz

Founder and CEO 

The Sweetest Gift is headed by Patricia Scheetz, herself both a chronic illness warrior and transplant recipient, having received a kidney and pancreas transplant in 2011 after battling with type 1 diabetes since birth and many of the disease’s insidious complications since her early 20’s.

Patricia is a qualified pastry chef, and discovered her passion for baking whilst recovering from her transplant surgery, fast forward several years and this passion catapulted Patricia onto Australian TV as a contestant in 2016 on Zumbo’s Just Desserts, which now airs on Netflix.

Discovering her life’s purpose to help people in similar situations to her own came after realizing that her dream of running her own dessert restaurant would be that much sweeter if she could support people just like herself, so that they didn’t have to go through the same employment struggles that she had been forced to, and so The Sweetest Gift was born.