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How to become a cake artist:

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Day to day activities of a cake artist:

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Working environment of a cake artist:

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Professional Bodies

Association of Pastry Chefs

American Baking Association

Federation of Bakers (UK)

Australian National Cake Decorators Association

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Skills required for a cake artist:

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height=”20″][eltdf_icon_list_item icon_pack=”font_elegant” fe_icon=”icon_check” title=”Attention to detail – professional cake decorators are required to be able to replicate cake designs accurately and with precision.”][eltdf_icon_list_item icon_pack=”font_elegant” fe_icon=”icon_check” title=”You will need excellent time management skills to manage production and meet deadlines.”][eltdf_icon_list_item icon_pack=”font_elegant” fe_icon=”icon_check” title=”Creativity is essential for a professional cake artist. You must be able to turn edible ingredients into incredible cakes that meet your clients brief.”][eltdf_icon_list_item icon_pack=”font_elegant” fe_icon=”icon_check” title=”An ability to work independently is a must, most cake artists work alone as freelancers.”][eltdf_icon_list_item icon_pack=”font_elegant” fe_icon=”icon_check” title=”Good communication skills are essential when working with your clients to achieve the desired outcome. You may also be required to work with events planners or other businesses to provide cakes for weddings, birthdays and corporate events.”][eltdf_icon_list_item icon_pack=”font_elegant” fe_icon=”icon_check” title=”You will require a good understanding and certification in food safety and food handling.”][vc_empty_space height=”50px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1627729987409{padding-right: 20px !important;padding-left: 20px !important;}”][vc_column_text]

Cake artist courses:

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