Sunday, October 31, 2010

Exciting news....dates tbc very soon!

A Festive Master Class in Cake Decorating

We are about to confirm dates for this event at Leiths School of Food and Wine in central London and also at Jean-Christophe-Novelli Academy Cookery School. Please call us on 01702 471311 or email to register your interest and be placed on the waiting list.

Come and learn the art of professional cake decorating from two of the countries leading cake designers. Christine Lee and Juliet Sear have over 30 years of experience between them and have designed and made thousands of cakes, including many for famous actors, sports stars, musicians and TV shows.

This is a hands on Master Class where they will share their wealth of knowledge with you, demonstrate the art of making and decorating a handmade Christmas cake and provide one on one tuition. They will show you different sugarcraft techniques and let you in on insider tips before giving you the opportunity to try these out on your own Christmas cake.

10-10.30 - arrival, drinks are served

10.30 - Demonstration on covering a cake with marzipan and sugarpaste, followed by a selection of techniques including modelling, bas-relief, applique, piping, brush embroidery, filigree, hand painting and glazing in glitter.

11.00- Decorating frenzy commences!

13.00 - Lunch

13.45- Decorating continues

16.00-16.30- Finishing off and boxing up of cookies and cakes

After a welcome drink you will learn how to cover a cake like a professional with a flawless finish. They will then show you how they have created some of their designs before you are let loose on your own rich fruit Christmas cake. These are pre covered for you leaving you more time to concentrate on your decoration.

Lunch will be provided and you will have the opportunity to ask questions, get hints, tips and tricks of the trade galore and chat with other enthusiastic cake decorators.

In the afternoon you will finish decorating your Christmas cake and also decorate your gingerbread cookies and miniature cake. Throughout the afternoon Christine and Juliet will be on hand to give you advice and one on one tuition on improving your skills.

At the end of the day you will leave with your own personally designed Christmas cakes and cookies in presentation boxes and an enhanced set of skills and techniques to help you decorate your own future cakes.
Introductory price £195.00 per person.
Spaces are limited, let us know if you would like to be on the waiting list, spaces are on a first come first served basis. These days make fab Xmas or birthday gifts, gift vouchers can be obtained for these classes and also for our Valentines, Mothers Day and Easter cake Master classes. Thanks!

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