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City Cakes Classes Scheduled!

18 Aug

That’s right City Cakes lovers & cake-making enthusiasts, we’re ready to show you how we do it! Come on down to the studio and learn from Chef Benny how he works his magic on a magnificent 3-tier wedding cake, a gift box cake or a cosy pillow cake! You’ll learn the tricks of the trade and get to take the cake home with you and impress all your friends! Details of the classes are below but hurry, we only take 4 students per class!!

Wedding Cake Workshop (5 days)

Monday, October 17th, 2011 – Friday, October 21st, 2011, 1pm – 6pm

 

Experience the art and magic of building a multi-tier fondant wedding cake with a fun and educational five-day workshop at City Cakes!   Chef Benny will teach you not only how to fill, cover and stack your small three-tier wedding cake, but also how to make your cake stand out with beautiful fondant techniques.  At the end of the workshop you will take home your small three-tier wedding cake covered and decorated with the techniques learned in class.  Students will be provided with all the tools & supplies needed to complete the workshop (for use at the studio) including the cakes and buttercream.  Only 4 students are permitted in each workshop so rest assured that you will receive personal and very detailed instruction from Chef Benny himself!

Workshop details:

Day One:             Royal Icing Piping Techniques – Shell, Reverse Shell, Swiss Dots, Zig Zag, Zig Zag Puff, Rope, Ruffle, Rosette, Cornelli (Punto Perdido).

Fondant techniques – Bands, Bows and Loops, Marbling, Cut and Press, Draping, Embossing, Sponge Painting, Shapes, Rope, Impressions, Quilting, Hand Painting, Rolling Pin Designs, Spirals or Curlicues.

Day Two:            Sugar Paste Flowers – Roses, Calla Lilies, Cymbidium Orchids and Cattleya Orchids

Day Three:         Assembling and Dusting Sugar Paste Flowers, Designing Wedding Cake (structure and support)

Day Four:            Filling and Covering Cake Techniques, Decorating Cake Boards

Day Five:             Fondant Covering Techniques, Assembling and Decorating Three Tier wedding Cake

Total Cost: $950.00

This workshop must be booked by Monday, October 3rd, 2011. Full payment is required at the time of booking*.


Pillow Cake Design Class (5 hours) – SOLD OUT!!

Saturday, October 29th, 2011, 1pm – 6pm

Have you ever wondered how those beautiful edible pillow cakes are made? Well in this 5 hours class you will learn all the secrets!  Working with real cake, Chef Benny will teach you how to cut, split, fill, shape and frost an amazing and unique 3D pillow cake; then comes the fun part when you will discover clever decorating tricks using special cutters, embossing, quilting and even hand painting techniques.  The final result will be your very own stunning pillow cake for you to take home and impress all your friends!   Students will be provided with all the tools & supplies needed to complete the workshop (for use at the studio) including the cakes and buttercream.  Only 4 students are permitted in each workshop so rest assured that you will receive personal and very detailed instruction from Chef Benny himself!

 

Total Cost: $450.00

This workshop must be booked by Monday, October 15th, 2011. Full payment is required at the time of booking*.

 

Handbag Cake Design Class (5 hours)

Saturday, November 5th, 2011, 1pm – 6pm

 

 

 

Have you ever wanted to eat your handbag? Neither have we, but we love eating cakes that look like handbags and we bet your friends do too! In this 5-hour detailed cake design class, taught by none other than Chef Benny himself, you will learn how to cut, split, fill, shape and frost this amazing 3D handbag cake. You will then learn the most fun & skilled parts of cake decorating using special cutters, embossers and edible paint. The final result will be your very own stunning designer-style handbag cake that you can take home with you to impress your friends; they’ll be amazed by how realistic it looks! Students will be provided with all the tools & supplies needed to complete the workshop (for use at the studio) including the cakes and buttercream.  Only 4 students are permitted in each workshop so rest assured that you will receive personal and very detailed instruction!

Total Cost: $450.00

 

This workshop must be booked by Monday, October 22nd, 2011*. Full payment is required at the time of booking.

 

To book a class please call the studio on 646 688 2286 or email us at info@citycakesny.com

Don’t see the class you’re looking for? Drop us a line at info@citycakesny.com and let us know what you’d like to learn, we’ll be scheduling more classes soon!

*T&Cs – Full payment is required to confirm enrollment in the class, bookings are non-refundable.