Presented by:
Hoover’s Magazine
Shelby Living Magazine 

View and sample the artistic and baking talents of top cake designers, bakers & specialists. Then, vote for your favorites!

Tasting tickets are $1 per taste, or a full tasting (8 tastes) for $5. Purchase tasting tickets at either entrance to the Town Hall cake exhibition site.

Tasting and viewing hours are from 11:30am – 4:00pm Saturday and 11:30am – 3:00pm Sunday. The Town Hall is the largest structure on site, and is located adjacent to the bus drop off and the Village Green open space.

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Theme & Design Challenge: “Fleas & Antiques

2013 Designers & Bakers to date

Kimberly Wiggins
Cakes by Kim

Brandi Darty
Culinard Graduate

Donna McDow
Crazy Lady Cakes

Emily Forsythe
Louise’s Cakes n’  Things 

Teresa Yager
Teresa’s Catering & Wedding Cakes

More coming soon!

2013 Juror

Chef Bernard Tamburello, Vecchia

Participate as a featured Cake Designer:

Would you like to be a featured cake designer in the 2013 Expo & Tasting? Click here to download the application.

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2013 “Fleas & Antiques”
Juror: Bernard Tamburello, Vecchia

Grand Prize Winner for Taste & Design
Louise’s Cakes n’  Things
Emily Forsythe

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Best Taste
Cakes by Kim
Kimberly Wiggins

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2012 “Alice in Wonderland”
Juror: Chef Matthew Legace, Bellini’s Ristorante & Bar

Grand Prize Winner for Taste & Deisgn
Teresa Yager of Teresa’s Catering & Wedding Cakes

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Best Design
Parlour Pastries by Lindsey
Lindsey Walker

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Best Taste
Louise’s Cakes n’ Things
Emily Forsythe

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2011 “Plush Patterned Pillows”
Juror: Chef Frankin Biggs

Grand Prize Winner for Taste & Design
Culinard
Chef Kay Collier

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Best Design
Klinger’s European Bakery
Edith Webster & Michelle Witherington

Best Taste
Who Doesn’t Like Cake
Bianca Priest

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2010 “Plant-animal Hybrid”
Jurors:
Janice Rogers, Fox 6 Good Day Alabama
Glen Rinsky, Pastry Chef at Jefferson State Community College
Laura Rinksy, Chef Instructor at Hewitt Trussville High School Hospitality and Culinary Arts Academy

Grand Prize Winner for Taste & Design
Culinard
Tyessea Mosley

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Best Design
Culinard
Chef Kay Collier

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2009 “Where the Wild Things Are”
Jurors:
Ron Patak, Director of Culinard and General Food Manager of Foodservice Operations
Antony Osborne, Dean of The Culinary Institute of Virginia College

Grand Prize Winner
Icing Illusions

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2008 Wildflowers & Wings”
Jurors:
Kristi Michele Crowe, Food Chemist/Test Kitchens at Southern Living Magazine
Natalie Kelly Brown, Assistant Food Editor at Southern Living Magazine

Grand Prize Winner 
Angel’s Cake & Confections

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More photos of Nature Cakes from previous years:

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