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Indulge your taste buds in sweet sensations
Sweet tooths unite, your time has arrived. The Cake Bake & Sweets Show will hold their annual sweet-fest at the ICC Sydney Darling Harbour from 8 – 10 November. Indulge the senses with baked delights and astounding innovations presented from the who's who of the cooking and decorating world, skilled in the art of designing eye-popping creations and mouthwatering concoctions of deliciousness. Punk princess of pastry, Anna Polyviou; cake creative, Katherine Sabbath; the queen of chocolate, Kirsten Tibballs; TV's entertaining chef, Miguel Maestre; and many more accomplished professionals will teach and entertain enthusiasts.
There will be fun interactive workshops at this foodie festival, learning from the elite in the cake decorating industry. These workshops sell out quickly. Tickets to half day workshops are $160 – $200. All half day workshop attendees, along with their general admission ticket, will also get access to the other two days of the show. Full day workshops are $350, which includes a delicious lunch and admission for all three days.
General daily entry tickets for adults are $22.50. Children 13 – 17 years and concession holders are $17.50. Under 12 years are free. A general admission ticket will give you access to all the free features the show has to offer which include the Super Theatre, Decorating Stage, Healthy Baking Stage and access to the Art of Cake entries exhibit. Click here for further information on tickets. Each day is 10.00am – 5.00pm.
There are two workshops on sale which finish 6 October or until sold out. The Winter Wonderland Gingerbread House workshop is Saturday 9 November and An Introduction to Beginners Royal Icing and Border Piping workshop is Sunday 10 November. Use promo code: FLASH19.
A fascinating free workshop from the Healthy Baker, Rowie Dillon, will teach participants how to bake for diabetics, coeliacs, those who are gluten-free, lactose-free or with intolerances. Rowie will demonstrate how to create cakes and tarts that are not only delicious but are healthy for you.
If you're after an extra special time, then the VIP Experience is for you. This ticket includes fast track entry, priority seating and access to all free features of the show. But wait, there's more. Receive a VIP gift while in the comfort of the VIP lounge, feast on complimentary food and beverages while being entertained by the celebrity chefs in the Super Theatre. Tickets are $95 each.
The Art of Cake Competition will test those who want a challenge. There will be four categories from beginners to professionals. Entries close 1 November. Read the terms and conditions carefully as it states which items are permitted for the cakes as well as stating the use of social media prior to judging is prohibited.