Class C-1 Gumpaste Filler Flowers – Nicholas Lodge – Sat. 5:00-8:00PM – $80
During the fun and informative 3 hour mini class Chef Nicholas will guide you through making several types of filler flowers including pulled freehand blossoms, buds and frilled blossom, using cutters and molds to achieve perfect hydrangeas, Lilly of the valley, lilac and jasmine! All of these flowers are great for wedding and celebration cakes used on their own or with larger gum paste flowers. Everything will be provided for you to use and will be available to buy after the class. The class includes written instructions and a certificate at the end of the class. A great class not to be missed.
Chef Lodge is a pastry chef, master cake artist, author and instructor. He is the co-owner of the Atlanta-based International Sugar Art Collection, a retail gallery and school teaching all levels of cake decorating and sugar arts. He is best known for creating botanically correct gum paste flowers. Lodge is an instructor at the French Pastry School in Chicago, Illinois. He was a recurring judge on Food Network Challenge, he judges annually at the Omni Grove Park Inn National Gingerbread House Competition and other regional competitions. Chef Lodge who will serve as our head judge, has judged pastry competitions on the regional, national and international level.