Wisconsin's Cake Decorating Championship Results

A total of 31 beginners and professionals representing independent retail bakeries and grocery stores from around the state of Wisconsin participated in Wisconsin’s Cake Decorating Championship hosted by the Wisconsin Bakers Association in partnership with the Wisconsin Grocers Association at the 2019 Grocers Innovation Expo at the Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI on Wednesday, October 2nd. This year's theme was “It’s a Jungle Out There.”


2D SHEET CAKES 

Silver Medal

Gwen Spence
Monzù Bakery & Custom Cakes



Gold Medal

Selina Domenech
Stone Creek Coffee




Reserve Champion

Keri Mertens
Pi Bakery




Grand Champion & People's Choice

Shanika Weerainghe


3D SHAPED/SCULPTED CAKES - INDEPENDENT RETAIL BAKERIES

Student/Beginner Division:

Silver Medal

MK Drayna
Harbor House




Gold Medal

Victoria Manke
Monzù Bakery & Custom Cakes 




Advanced/Professional Division:

Bronze Medal

Kayla Hanson
Carl's Cakes




Silver Medal

Rebecca LaCount
Slice of Heaven




Gold Medal

Alina Peterson
Tamara's the Cake Guru



Reserve Champion

Chloe Tollard
Tamara's the Cake Guru




Grand Champion & People's Choice

Josie Meltesen
Chula Vista Resort



3D SHAPED/SCULPTED CAKES – GROCERY & IN-STORE BAKERIES

Student/Beginner Division:

Bronze Medal

Katie Morgan
T. A. Solberg Co. 




Silver Medal

Jessica Kolz
T. A. Solberg Co. 



Gold Medal

Carly Stelter
Gooseberries Fresh Food Market




Advanced/Professional Division:

Bronze Medal

Jaime Hisel
Metcalfe's Market West Towne



Silver Medal

Michelle Bellows
Stinebrink's Piggly Wiggly



Gold Medal

Twyla Deal
Meijer



Reserve Champion

Shannon Northrop
Gooseberries Fresh Food Market


Grand Champion

Sarah Drew
Metcalfe's Market



SPECIAL THANKS

We would like to take a moment to show our appreciation and say THANK YOU to all of the people that make events like this possible...

To each and every one of the CAKE DECORATORS that entered a cake in this year's competition - you all truly amazed us with your talent!  ‍

To our incredible JUDGES for Wisconsin's Cake Decorating Championship... Deb Yerkes, Greg Wagner, Suzanne Daly, Margaret Van Blaricom-Bart, Samantha Kristiansen, Shelly Campbell, Sherry Brandis, and Joe DeQuick for taking the time to look at every last detail on each cake and provide scores and feedback.

To our amazing VOLUNTEERS... Jennifer Bukouricz, Margaret Van Blaricom-Bart, Samantha Kristiansen for all of your help from set up to tear down and everything in between!

To Neat-O's Bake Shoppe for providing delicious cookie samples for our trade show booth! 

To Alyssa Valenzuela and Jill Backhus from Lawrence Foods and to Valley Cooperative Association for making our Fun & Festive Doughnut Decorating Workshop possible!

And to the WONDERFUL team at the Wisconsin Grocers Association for the opportunity and fantastic partnership!

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL NEXT YEAR! 











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