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Cake Decorating Shows and Competitions – August – October 2014

Take a look at the many cake decorating events occuring from August to October 2014. Many state fairs take place in these months with cake competitions and shows.


Tanana Valley State Fair August 1 – 9, 2014 Fairbanks, AK 99709


Kern County Fair September 17 – 28, 2014 Kern County Fairgrounds

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Cake Decorating Shows and Competitions – May – July 2014


A Day of Round Robin Classes Saturday, May 17, 2014 10 am to 4 pm First Lutheran Church 4000 Concord Blvd Concord, CA 94521

Colorado IDDBA Annual Cake Decorating Contest June 1 – 3, 2014 Colorado Convention Center Denver, Colorado

Watch the competition between three highly-skilled, creative supermarket cake decorators as they

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Cake Shows and Competitions – February – April, 2014


Day of Sharing Events GA ICES Day of Sharing February 16, 2014 GA Department of Agriculture Building – Farmer’s Market Macon, GA Illinois Winter Day of Sharing January/February 2014 Darien, IL NY ICES Weekend of Sharing April 2014 (631) 735-7300 North Carolina ICES Day of Sharing February 9, 2014 Pineville, NC Ohio

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Gift Ideas for the Holidays: Baking Books


I find that most people who love cake decorating also love to bake. One thing that I find baking enthusiasts universally love are books on baking. Whether they’re books of recipes, books that teach certain baking techniques, or simply books with pictures of beautiful culinary creations, people who like to bake can’t get

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The Best Cake Decorating Apps

Tiered Caker App

A large amount of cake decorating apps have been made available for mobile devices in the past couple of years. In this article we examine a variety of different apps, show you which ones are best, and give you the prices for each.

There are plenty of new, innovative ways to make it

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Holiday Baking Classes


A perfect way to make your holiday party a memorable one is to create seasonal pastries, cookies, and/or cakes to serve your guests and loved ones. Not only will this make them happy, but you’ll get a chance to make something creative and tasty that you can be proud of. There are a

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Halloween Fondant Tutorials

Witch Crash Fondant

Witches, ghosts, and pumpkins — what does that remind you of? Halloween, of course, one of my favorite holidays. And my best way of celebrating the scariest day of the year is to make a Halloween-themed cake. And one of the keys to making a great cake is to make an appropriately themed

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Calling All Bakers – Casting Alert at Next Great Baker Season 4

The Next Great Baker is prepping for its fourth season, and they’re looking for qualified, talented contestants to compete to see who the next great baker is. For this season, they’re looking for groups of two to compete against each other in various baking competitions. Do you have what it takes? Are you

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Chocolate Modeling Tutorials

Do you want to make your own chocolate in a variety of different shapes, colors, and flavors? Modeling your own chocolate has never been easier. Without ever leaving your own home, you can find step-by-step instructions on the Internet showing you how to properly make your own chocolate in any shape you please.

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Online Chocolate Making Classes

Do you want to learn how to make your own chocolate without leaving your home? Well, you’re in luck. There are plenty of sites on the Internet that offer online classes on chocolate-making; these classes range from ones that show how to make your own treats to ones that show you how to

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Top Pastry Schools

Are you interested in becoming a pastry chef? Do you want to know where you can get top-notch instruction and receive a degree that will make an impression on your prospective employers? Or do you just want to perfect your art and learn techniques beyond what you’ve learned on your own? In this

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Cake Shows and Competitions – November, 2013 – January, 2014


FL ICES Mini classes January 24-26, 2014 Sheraton Orlando North

Florida ICES Mini classes will be back again at the Sheraton Orlando North. Watch for scheduled classes coming soon. The class schedule will be posted on the website as the information becomes available.


Day of Sharing and ICES Meeting November 17

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Getting Your Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate

A good first step to becoming a pastry chef is to obtain a baking and pastry arts certificate. Generally, getting a certificate requires you to complete a certain amount of classes, these usually being fewer than a degree would require. In addition to taking classes, you’ll often have to take a “Final Review,”

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How to Become A Wedding Cake Decorator

Becoming a wedding cake decorator is no easy task and requires both extensive experience and education. Decorating wedding cakes is a complicated craft, and your job will not be just to create a cake, but also to create a work of art. Wedding events are some of the most important moments in people’s

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Cake Shows – September – October 2013

The Fall season brings alot of State Fair cake competitions and cake shows across the country. Come join in the fun! Take a class, enter your favorite cake in a contest or enjoy some of the cake decorating demonstrations.

Detailed information about these events is listed below.


CCCSAS Cake Show – Icing

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