Everything you always wanted to know about wedding cakes and then some. In this two day course, students will work with real cake and move step by step through the fundamentals of creating and constructing their two tier wedding cake. For those who are new to cake decorating, this course will offer you a strong foundation in creating beautiful, well crafted wedding cakes. If you are an experienced cake decorator, looking to refine your skills and gain a more professional look for your cakes, this class is for you.
*Please note that class size is limited to 2 students.*
Topics to include:
*Marketing to the Millennial Bride - who's my bride and how do we find each other
*Consultations/ Cake Tastings - sealing the deal
*Portfolio - Putting your best foot forward
*Contracts - yes, you have to
*The Team Approach - working with event designers, wedding planners, and venues
*Design Inspiration - where it comes from and how to make it work
*Production - the time line
*Structure and Delivery - fool proof stacking/fool proof delivery
Students will leave with a wedding cake manual, the forms we use at Custom Cakes for our wedding cake orders, and their two tiered cake. I am excited to share with you the things I've learned in the 15 + years of crafting wedding cakes and owning a successful wedding cake business.
*Please note that all payments are NON REFUNDABLE/NON TRANSFERABLE
When: August 2 & 3, 2015
Where: Custom Cakes, Savannah, GA 31406| 354 A Island Rd.| Savannah, GA 31406
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Price: $575 and includes all supplies for class use, a light lunch, and refreshments. Students will take home a wedding cake manual and their completed wedding cake to enjoy with family and friends.
354 A Island Rd.
Available Spaces: 0
I am thrilled to be team teaching "The Art of Cakes: Baking and Decorating" with esteemed chef instructor, Chef Darin Senhert, owner of Chef Darin's Kitchen Table, a hands on cooking school in Savannah, GA. Chef Darin comes to Savannah via Walt Disney World's Disney Institute where he developed and implemented cooking classes at Walt Disney World.
Coming up on August 9th & 10th: Mastering the Art of Cakes: Baking to Decorating.
From ingredients weighing and measuring to mixing techniques, assembly, and final finishing we'll be covering it all
Join Minette Rushing and chef Darin Sehnert on August 9 & 10th for our first joint baking and decorating class. In this hands-on class students will learn the essential techniques to take a multi-layer cake from beginning to end, including a fool-proof technique for a perfect buttercream finish and creating elegant fondant bows.
Each guest will bake and decorate an 8-inch round cake to take home to share with their family and friends. All supplies necessary for class use will be provided, as well as a light lunch each day. Students with special dietary needs may prefer to bring their own lunch. Booking the first date of the series will enroll you for all dates of class.
Overview of ingredients
Techniques for scratch baking
Baking of cakes
Swiss meringue buttercream & filling
Filling and frosting
Covering with fondant
Decorating with Luster dust
Making fondant bows
Where: Chef Darin's Kitchen Table, 2514 Abercorn St., Savannah, GA 31406
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Price: $595 and includes supplies for class use, a light lunch each day, and refreshments.
2514 Abercorn St.
Available Spaces: 8