2011 Deco Cake Contest at Annual Convention

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Deco Cake/Sugar Arts Competition
There were 58 entries in three different categories: Wedding Cake, Real Sculptured Cake, & Novelty Cake.
There were two levels of entries: Advanced and Student/Beginner

Ten gold medals were awarded:

Wedding Cake

Travis Hanson – French Pastry School Chicago – Student/Beginner

Lisa Cooper – Oak Ridge Conference Center – Advanced

Marietta Vossen – Cold Spring Bakery – Advanced

Tamara Mugerauer – Tamara The Cake Guru – Advanced

Real Sculptured Cake

Sara Konz – St. Francis County Market – Advanced

Novelty Cake

Angie Petree – Queen of Cakes – Student/Beginner

Travis Hanson – French Pastry School Chicago – Student/Beginner

Amanda Orth – Daube’s – Student/Beginner

Roxanne Johnson – Cake Box Bakery – Advanced

Sara Konz – St Francis County Market – Advanced

One hundred dollar prize winners

Best of Show

Sara Konz – St. Francis County Market – Advanced
Amanda Orth – Daube’s – Student/Beginner

People’s Choice

Sara Konz – St. Francis County Market – Advanced
Travis Hanson – French Pastry School Chicago – Student/Beginner

Expo Decorating Challenge

Five decorators competed for eight hours on site. They competed in five categories: Wedding Cake, Sculpted Cakes, Fondant Cakes, Custom Designs, & Floral Cakes.

Contestants were:

Heidi Rockwell – Yumi’s Bakery and Deli – Grinnell, IA
Monica Iverson – Cakes by Monica – Vermillion, SD
Sara Konz – St. Francis County Market – St. Francis, MN
Sarah Olson – Hanisch Bakery and Coffee Shop – Red Wing, MN
Keeann Martineau – Jerry’s Foods – Edina, MN

First place winner:

(who will represent UMBA at the Pillsbury Bakers Plus competition at the “All Things Baking,” Schaumburg, IL , Oct 2-4)

Sara Konz – St. Francis County Market

Second place winner:

Monica Iverson – Cakes by Monica

Third place winner:

Sara Olson – Hanisch Bakery


2011 UMBA Convention Baked Foods Contest Winners
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