The Artisan


Get your RBA baker certification

The next practical test for Certified Baker and Certified Master Baker will be held August 22-23 at Kendall College in Chicago. Before candidates can take the practical test, they must first send applications to Retail Bakers of America (RBA), Tinley Park, Ill., and pass a written test that is now available […]

Cake Artists

Fashion show to present wearable cake designs

Cakes will take the spotlight at The Americas Cake and Sugarcraft Fair to be held Sept. 18-20 in Orlando, Fla. The fair, open to the public and trade, will feature cake competitions, more than 75 demonstrations and hands-on classes, and a sugar art fashion show. “On Friday night, the show […]

Pastry Chefs Trending

Couples Say ‘I Do’ To Wedding Pies

Seeking an alternative to the traditional wedding cake, more brides and grooms are choosing pies to celebrate their big day, according to BoDeans Baking Group in its latest blog, 6 Pie Trends to Try in 2015. “Some use multi-tiered presentations that hold many standard-sized pies of several flavors, while others offer […]