RBA Road Show comes to Minnesota! Oct. 2016

RBA Roadshow Heads North

On the road again, Minnesota here we come!

If you haven’t been to an RBA Roadshow yet, consider making the trip North to Minnesota.  In one day you will receive information that help your bakery for years to come.  Whether you are a bakery owner, decorator, or baker (or all of the above), there is something for everyone.


Sunday, October 30th, 2016

St. Paul College, 235 Marshall Ave, St. Paul, MN

Event Schedule:

•  Bakery Tours – 7:30am – 11:30am

•  Hands-on Classes – 8:00am – 11:00am

•  Vendor Showcase – 11:00am – 4:00pm

•  Buffet Lunch – 11:30am – 12:30pm

•  Educational Sessions – 1:00am – 5:00pm


Bakery Bus Tour:

•  Dorothy Ann Bakery and Café, Woodbury, MN

•  Jerry’s Foods Woodbury, Woodbury, MN

•  Grandma’s Bakery, White Bear Lake, MN

Coming in from out of town, here is a “Suite” hotel deal!

The RBA has partnered with the DoubleTree by Hilton St. Paul Downtown for a great deal.  Click on the link to book your room.  The RBA group code is 356 and guests may also ask for the Retail Bakers of America Block.


Roadshow Hands-On Class

Talkin’ Turkey with the Famous Bronwen Weber!

Morning Hands-On Session 8:00- 11:00am
Cost is $100 per person- Limit of 15 students per class
In this 3-hour hands-on session you’ll be talkin’ turkey with award winning cake decorator Bronwen Weber, the Executive Chef of Frosted Art Bakery & Studio in Dallas.  Bronwen is an animated and energetic instructor who will have you creating a 3-D turkey just in time for your Thanksgiving sales.  White meat optional :)!
Bronwen Weber, Executive Chef of Frosted Art Bakery & Studio in Dallas, Texas, started her “twenty something” year career at the age of fourteen in a small bakery in Acton, Ontario.  She is celebrated on the Food Network as one of the top pastry chefs in the nation.  Bronwen has been on 27 of the Food Network’s Cake Challenges resulted in so many more gold medal wins than any other chef that she has been granted the title of Cake Challenge Champion.

Education- Something for Everyone

Three Tracks of Education for a FULL Afternoon!

Education Session:  1:00pm – 2:00pm


Decorator Track

Pinterest & Profitability: Take Control of the Cake Ordering Process

Beth Fahey, Creative Cakes, Bakery & Cafe

Manager/Supervisor Track

Improved Employee Performance Through Coaching

Renee Rouwhorst, Rouwhorst Consulting

Marketing Track Session

What Millennials Can Teach Us: Customer-Centric Marketing Lessons for the Bakery

Joanne Brockington, Marketing Manager, DecoPac

Education Session:  2:30pm – 3:30pm

Decorator Track Session

Copyright Matters


Manager/ Supervisor Session

YouTube It: Training Employees with Online Video Content

Beth Fahey, Creative Cakes, Bakery & Café

Manager/Owner Session

Finding Good (or Any) Employees in Today’s Labor Market – Round Table Discussion

Renee Rouwhorst, Rouwhorst Consulting

Education Session:  3:45pm – 4:30pm

Lively Decorating Demonstration

Wafer Paper Flowers

Bronwen Weber