Bakery wins big at NEC Salon Display
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Bakery students attended The Hospitality Show in the NEC to participate in the Salon Display competition, where bakery professionals showcase works of art made from marzipan, sugar craft, pastillage, chocolate and bread.
The students submitted a range of speciality cakes and sugar craft flower arrangements to be judged on their creativity, technique and appearance. By the end of the three day competition the students had scooped a clutch of awards, including five Silver Awards, three Bronze and a Merit.
“It took four weeks to put together my cake,” said Nikesia John, whose carousel-shaped cake won a Silver Award. “I really enjoyed the process, but my favourite part was putting it all together and seeing the finished product.”
I am always amazed to see what the students produce – they’re simply brilliant, always developing something new and innovative. They really enjoyed participating in the competition and worked really hard on their creations.
Below is a list of students who won awards in categories at the Salon Display:
Decorated Celebration Cake
Nikesia John – Silver Award (1st in Class)
Nathan Harrison – Silver Award
Jasmine Gordon – Silver Award
Krittiya Thonkhonburee – Participation Award
Imani Hamilton – Participation Award
Floral Sugar Craft
Elizabeth Fiducia – Silver Award (1st in Class)
Danielle Brennan – Bronze Award
Alex Carr – Bronze Award
Neeshi Ubhi – Merit Award
William Bowen – Silver (1st in Class)
Jasmine Gordon – Bronze Award
Emily Hughes – Participation Award