Pink Peony 10:00am-3:00pm
In this 5 hour class students will learn the fundamental skills of gumpaste to create one of the most popular flowers, the peony. Learn the difference between wired and un-wired petals. Understand how to use modeling tools with gumpaste. Lastly learn the basics of dusting. All students will go home with cutters AND veiners from Simply Nature.
Instructor: Drew Padalecki
Date: May 20th, 2018
Time: 10:00 am to 3:oo pm
Location: Drury Inn Hotel – Room 503
Drew is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas who graduated with top honors earning himself Bachelors’ degrees in both Finance and Business Administration. While attending college Drew decided to take his cake decorating hobby further by entering cake competitions. Only after two and half years of competing across the nation Drew has made a name for himself in the cake community. Drew has won numerous awards including Best of Show, Best of Division three times, and placing several other times. His work has been featured in newspapers, magazines, and online sources such as Cake Central and Edible Artist Network. In 2013 Cake Central announced one of his cakes the best of the year and was published in their limited-edition book entitled Adore 2013. Drew continues to travel not only to compete across the nation but to also spread his passion and knowledge of cake.