Cake Pro Theatre 

SPONSORED BY

Daily programmes of demonstrations and more – plus the official Cake International Prize Giving hosted by Rosie Cake Diva : Saturday at 1.15pm!

 

Thursday 4th April

 

 
 
YOUR HOST

PAUL BRADFORD

The face of CakeFlix, Paul has made cakes for the Queen, Prince Charles and Prince Albert of Monaco. He started his designer cakes business in 2002 and has made thousands of designer wedding and novelty cakes since and now his focus is on teaching his designs through the online School. With a lifelong passion for cakes, Paul is always thinking of the next design and enjoys nothing more than teaching the craft.
10.30 – 11.15

Zoe Burmester

Good Karma Llama

Zoe Burmester from Sugar Street Studios shows you how to make this playful yogi llama cake. Learn how to carve a 3D cake without the need for structure and how to texture and sculpt sugarpaste to add personality to your character cakes. Zoe will also be talking about the importance of colour and how to embrace airbrushing to bring extra dimension and pop to your cake art!

11.30 – 12.15

Natalie Porter

Colour and Sugar Flowers

Known for her use of colour, Natalie will demonstrate colour and sugar flowers.

 

12.30 – 13.15

Emma Jayne

Bunny in a Teacup

 

 

 
13.30 – 14.15

Paul Bradford

3D Dragon!

Paul will bring this amazing 3D Dragon to life in just 45 minutes. His tag line of fast, fast, fast is certainly needed with this one! He will discuss the stand and his ganache techniques, before going on to cover the body, head, add legs then bringing it all to life!

 

14.30 – 15.15

Graziella Augier

Stained Glass Isomalt Effect

Graziella Augier of Design Sucre has always been fascinated with baking.  Based in the South of France, Graziella’s love of nature and sugarcraft shows in her beautiful designs. Graziella will demonstrate how to create these pieces using Isomalt.

 

15.30 – 16:15

Emily Hankins

Hand-painted Dark Chocolate Ganache Cake 

Cocoa butter paint is an amazing medium! Not only can you paint onto sugarpaste but directly onto chocolate ganache as well! Emily will show you her technique for covering a cake with dark chocolate ganache to prepare a perfect base to paint on. She will go through the basics of painting her signature flowers, composition and how to make your colours really vibrant against the dark background.

Friday 5th April

 

 
 
YOUR MORNING HOST

ROSIE

CAKE DIVA

Multi award-winning cake Rosie Cake Diva, stars in Channel 4’s Extreme Cake Makers. She has been featured in numerous magazines and was the winner of the Cake Masters Wedding Cake of the Year Award in 2012. She has since gone on to present the Cake Masters Magazine Awards at the star-studded event held at the NEC Birmingham for the past five years.
10.30 – 11.15

Naomi Lee: The Cake Botanist

Wafer Florals with Abstract Buttercream Cake

Always wanted to learn how to paint with Buttercream?! The Cake Botanist invites you to learn how to use a palette of buttercream colours create a floral scene on a cake. Not only that with the help of Safety Seal, teach you how to decorate cakes with a wafer paper floral arrangement perfect for any occasion!

 

11.30 – 12.15

Emma Chamberlain

Want to improve your character modelling skills? Watch Emma Chamberlain, Renshaw Academy’s resident tutor, re-create the adorable Rainy Day Girl. Emma will demonstrate key skills, including structure, facial features and expression. No need to book just turn up and watch her bring this cute character to life. During her 45 min demonstration Emma will use a range of modelling pastes from Renshaw

Want to learn more?  Take part in the class in May at the Academy.  For details and how to book visit www.renshawacademy.com

12.30 – 13.15

Zoe Hopkinson: Zoe’s Fancy Cakes

Zoe Hopkinson is well known for her incredible modelling skills, watch Zoe model this cute Easter bunny and share her knowledge with you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
YOUR AFTERNOON HOST

FRAN

WILLOUGHBY

Having baked from a young age, Fran decided to set up a cake business and trained with senior Squires Kitchen tutor and expert sugarcrafter Paddi Clark. Having developed her sugarcraft skills to a high standard, Fran set up a successful cake decorating business, Willoughby’s Handmade Cakes. Fran has worked with Squires Kitchen for several years, alongside running her own business and contributing to Cakes & Sugarcraft magazine. She specialises in creating feminine and elegant wedding cakes with clean, sharp designs and intricate sugar flowers, from David Austin roses to sugar succulents.
13.30 – 14.15

Rosie Cake Diva

 

Full details coming soon!

 

14.30 – 15.15

Suzanne Esper

Stencil Techniques

Learn how to transform your cakes using fabulous acrylic stencils. Watch the demo to learn how to stencil for maximum impact!

 

15.30 – 16:15

Claire Anderson

Easy Airbrushing & Hand-painting 

Claire will be demonstrating some super easy airbrushing & hand painting techniques to achieve amazing effects that will take your cakes to the next level.

Saturday 6th April

 

 
 
YOUR MORNING HOST

MOLLY

ROBBINS

Owner of Molly’s Creative Cakes in Lancashire, Molly’s background is in fine art, sculpture and airbrushing! When she branched out into 3D carved cakes she knew where her passion truly lay. A huge animal lover, her two loves crossed over in pet portrait cakes! She’s made everything from dogs and cats to exotic toads. Her proudest achievements have been winning gold medals at Cake International and featuring on Channel 4’s Extreme Cake Makers
10.20 – 11.00

Domy Dobek: Sweet Revolutions

Mini Girl Modelling Skills

Domy will show you how to create Mini Girl using her high quality moulds. Domy will also show you how to create Mini Girl’s dress using her products.

11.15 – 12.00

Valentina Terzieva

Conquer Your Fears;  How to use Modelling Chocolate

Valentina, an accomplished author and multi award-winning artist known for her attention to detail will show you how to freehand sculpt an elephant’s head using modelling chocolate.

 

12.15– 13.00

Molly Robbins

Fabulous Pug Dog!

Molly has recently launched her own 3D moulds – Creature Creators – High quality moulds, designed by Molly, with a wide range of cute animals to choose from. Molly will demonstrate how easy it is to use her Creature Creators with this fabulous pug dog!

 

 
 
YOUR AFTERNOON HOST

ROSIE

CAKE DIVA

Multi award-winning cake Rosie Cake Diva, stars in Channel 4’s Extreme Cake Makers. She has been featured in numerous magazines and was the winner of the Cake Masters Wedding Cake of the Year Award in 2012. She has since gone on to present the Cake Masters Magazine Awards at the star-studded event held at the NEC Birmingham for the past five years.
13.15 – 14.15

PRIZE GIVING

with Rosie Cake Diva!

See who takes home the Best in Show and Junior Best in Show trophies! Watch live on the Cake International Facebook page!

@cakeinternational

14.30 – 15.15

Elza Baldzhiyska

(translator:  Chef Ivan Alexandrov)

Elza is respected by many of the top artists for her incredible sculpting skills.  Watch Elza demonstrate one of her well known pieces, an old witch, and learn how Elza achieves these facial features.

15.30 – 16:15

Inci Orfanli Erol

Create Edible Crystals!

Learn how to create Edible Sugar Crystals, Edible Glitter and Three Dimensional Decorations.