SKILL LEVEL: intermediate to advanced
In this 3-day master class, renowned Royal Icing sugar artist Kristina Rado will guide students in the creation of a one-tier cake with Royal Icing collars and panels, pressure-piped plaques, and free-hand painting.
Class size is limited, so book early!
Class will run from 9:00AM to 5:00PM daily, March 4-6, 2018 (Sunday through Tuesday), in the Promenade Room of the Homewood Suites by Hilton in Edgewater, NJ. All materials will be provided. Light breakfast options, lunch, mid-afternoon snack, and beverages throughout the day are also included.
Students may book guest rooms directly with the Homewood Suites by accessing the hotel's personalized group web page at http://homewoodsuites.hilton.com/en/hw/groups/personalized/E/EWREWHW-SOF-20180303/index.jhtml. Blocks of king and two-bed queen suites at special rates have been reserved for students and will be available for booking through this link until February 10, 2018.
The Homewood Suites in Edgewater is conveniently located on the shores of the Hudson River directly across from upper Manhattan, and is easily accessible via the George Washington Bridge, Lincoln Tunnel, public bus transportation, or NY Waterways ferry (hotel offers complementary shuttle service to and from the ferry terminal).
The hotel is located in an upscale modern commercial development with many shops, restaurants, and entertainment options just footsteps away. Parking is complementary.
Kristina Rado is a multi-skilled Cake Designer, with particular expertise in the art of sugar flowers, Royal Icing and edible painting.
Of Hungarian origin, Kristina lives and works in Rome and for the past 5 years has traveled regularly to the UK to learn. Most notably, she has attended many advanced master classes with Eddie Spence MBE to learn and perfect her work in the art of Royal Icing, but has learned also from other uniquely talented master sugarcrafters including Christine Flinn, Vivian Lee and Robert Haynes.
Kristina's professional focus is now mainly as a consultant and teacher for both professional and amateur sugarcrafters. She teaches from her studio in Rome and travels internationally to teach at many prestigious sugarcraft schools. This year she will travel to Hungary, England, Switzerland, Germany, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, USA, and Hong Kong, among other destinations, to hold her specialty classes.
Kristina is the winner of several high profile sugarcraft competition awards, including two gold medals for her wedding cake category entries at Cake International (2013/2014), and she was voted the winner of the Royal Icing Award at the 2014 Cake Masters Magazine Awards. She also acts as a judge at a variety of national and international cake competitions. Her work has been widely featured in many sugarcraft publications in print and online, including British Sugarcraft Guild magazine, Cake Masters Magazine, Aroma, American Cake Decorating Magazine and various tutorials for SugarEd Productions. Kristina is a Member of Equipe Excellencies FIPGC, member of the board of directors, in charge of the organization of the World Championship of Cake Designers of FIPGC in Italy and an International member of the British Sugarcraft Guild.