Wisconsin's Cake Decorating Championship Results

More than a dozen 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 2023 Grocers Innovation Expo at the Fox Cities Exhibition Center in Appleton, WI on Wednesday, October 18th. 

Lil Monster Smash Cakes

Beginner/Student - Retail Bakery

Gold Kelynne Reed Whisk & Arrow Sugar Studio

Silver  Megan Nuckles Monz├╣ Bakery and Custom Cakes

Bronze  Kate Manderfield  Manderfield's Home Bakery

Advanced/Professional - Retail Bakery

Grand Champion Jen McClure FVTC

Reserve Champion Carrie Hanzek Manderfield's Home Bakery

Spooky Stories 3D Cakes

Beginner/Student - Retail Bakery

Gold Tracy Deml Meringue Bakery

Silver Cheri Johnson Tamara's the Cake Guru

Advanced/Professional - Retail Bakery

Grand Champion Chloe Tollard Tamara's the Cake Guru

Reserve Champion Tanya Bowers Monz├╣ Bakery and Custom Cakes

Gold Carrie Hanzek Manderfield's Home Bakery

Beginner/Student - Grocery

Gold Alex Albaugh Trig's

Gold Jamie Paquet Trig's

Advanced/Professional - Grocery

Grand Champion  Heather Beiderman Miller & Sons Supermarket

Reserve Champion  Ana Chavarria Miller & Sons Supermarket

Gold  Heather Remme Pick n Save


People's Choice  Kelynne Reed Whisk & Arrow Sugar Studio

Judge's Choice  Tracy Deml Meringue Bakery

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 - We are so impressed by how incredibly talented you all are! Each one of the cakes entered demonstrated your amazing creativity. WAY TO GO!!!!

To our incredible JUDGES for Wisconsin's Cake Decorating Championship... Jill Backus and Samantha Kristiansen for taking the time to look at every last detail on each cake and provide scores and constructive feedback.

To our amazing EVENT VOLUNTEERS... Jennifer Bukouricz and Samantha Kristiansen for all of your help from set up to tear down and everything in between!

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

We look forward to next year's competition!

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