Sunday, March 1, 2009

Chocolate Bon Voyage
Suitcase & Handbag Cake
Llano Wine & Chocolate Fantasia
Llano Estacado Winery
"Chocolate Lover's Holiday - Prelude to St. Valentine's Day"
"Chocolate Bon Voyage"
won a Gold Medal
"Best of Show"

Our stack of cakes are all covered in chocolate fondant.
The top handbag is caaraved and covered in red chocolate fondant.
The cake features edible gold and silver.
Chocolate "paint" was also used to create an antique and wood look to the cakes and travel stickers.
The Judges
Nina Hunter is the lead pastry instructor at the Art Institute of Dallas and has twelve years of pastry experience and twenty-one years of cake decorating experience. Nina competes regularly and had earned several American Culinary Federation medals. She had an Associates degree in Pastry and recently received 1st. Place Judges choice for Let Them Eat Cake annual cake challenge.
Bill Hunter CEPC is currently the Director of Research and Development for Crestone Baking Group in Dallas, Texas. Bill has thirty-one years of pastry experience and has won many awards and medals in American Culinary Federation competitions.His past experience includes Executive Pastry Chef at Hotel Crescent Court, the Fairmont Hotel, the Mansion on Turtle Creek, and other fine establishments in London, Antigua, and Miami.
Christy Moreland is the 5 o'clock anchor for KCBD-TV, NewsChannel 11.

"Best of Show"