About Donut Man Stan

Stan started his adventure in making the best mini donuts in St. Louis on 1979 at the Soulard Farmer’s Market.  With 40+ years in making the freshest and most delicious gourmet mini donuts in town and after numerous accolades, Stan offered his services to events such as Bar Mitzvahs, Bat Mitvahs, Corporate Outings, Private Events, Religious Functions and Weddings since 2004.  You can inquire about his availability by submitting a request in our contact us page.

Donut Man Stan will work with you, your party planner, and the facilities manager to make sure that your event runs smoothly and your guests are accommodated with the smells and aroma of freshly made mini donuts made right in front of them to consume during your event.  Please view photos on our home page of previous events to get a feel of the set up and check out the list of venues that Donut Man Stan has had the pleasure of providing his gourmet mini donuts throughout the St. Louis area and beyond.

If you have not had our fresh and delicious donuts before and would like to try out the donuts first??? No problem.  Donut Man Stan continues to sell fresh and delicious gourmet mini donuts at stand #115 every Saturday (8am – 5pm) at the Famous Soulard Farmer’s Market (weather permitting).  His wife Chinh and son Adam run the stand every week.  Check out the accolades that Donut Man Stan has had over the years such as Best Doughnuts in St. Louis from the RiverFront Times.  Check out the video below of Donut Man Stan’s machine in action.

Video below courtesy of Don Goble of the Ladue School District

The Riverfront Times wrote an article in their Best Donuts of St. Louis 2018 edition about Donut Man Stan.  Click on the image below to link to the article where the late Donut Man Stan is honored.donutmanstanRFT

“Donut Man” Stan Smith

1947 – 2017