Cake decorators, pastry artists and more are sure to enjoy the upcoming International Baking Industry Expo (IBIE), to be held September 7-11 in Las Vegas.
The Retail Bakers of America Bakers Center, presented by Bundy Baking Solutions, will feature 42 demonstrations over two stages. On the Revent Celebrity Stage there will be 11 demos, including presentations from Buddy Valastro Jr., Ciril Hitz, Peter Yuen, Nicholas Lodge, Jacquy Pfeiffer and bakers/Bread Bakers Guild of America members Jory Downer, Matthew McDonald , Nicky Gusto and Solveig Tofté.
On the American cake decorating scene, there will be 11 demos, including presentations by Kathleen Lange, Jorg Amsler, Bronwen Weber and Ruth Rickey. In one corner, there will be a skill station, where you can try your hand at fondant molding and other practical skills. Amsler is one of those cake decorators who will do sessions.
The RBA Creative Cake Decorating competition will also be held in the pavilion and will be hosted by renowned cookery show host and presenter Angela May.
“Cake decorating is truly an art form worthy of recognition, appreciation and celebration,” says Lynn Schurman of Retail Bakers of America. “There’s no better place to experience the art and passion of cake decorating than at IBIE – the international stage where the entire industry comes together. During this competition of foreground, the teams will compete for the Pillsbury Bakers’ Greatest Champion trophy.