SUGARCRAFT

The Sugarcraft section at International Salon Culinaire will have a range of competitions involving the use of different mediums, in a wide variety of styles and themes. Classes include showpieces, floral arrangements, wedding cakes, novelty cakes, a team collaboration and much more. All Sugarcraft exhibits will be displayed for the entire 3 days of the show.

DEADLINE FOR ALL ENTRIES IS MONDAY 21ST FEB 2022

You can deliver your exhibit on:

Sunday 20th March between 15.00 and 17.00, or
Monday 21st March 07.30 – 09.00

You must collect your exhibit on Wednesday 23rd March at 15.30.

If you have any questions about your entry, please contact Andrew Pantelli by email at andrew.pantelli@montgomerygroup.com or call 020 7886 3074.

Professional Cake Decorator of the Year 2022

We are pleased to once again be recognising the most successful competitor in the Sugarcraft competitions at HRC 2022. The winner of the award will be identified by converting the awards that Sugarcraft competitors have achieved as follows –

Gold Medal = 4 points
Silver Medal = 3 points
Bronze Medal = 2 points
Certificate of Merit = 1 point

All the points will be aggregated and the Sugarcraft competitor with the highest number of points will be crowned Professional Cake Decorator of the Year 2022. The winner will receive a commemorative trophy and will be announced at the final awards ceremony.

Competition Schedule

Senior Sugarcraft Classes
SC1 - Table Centre Piece

A decorative exhibit of competitors choice using chocolate, cooked sugar or salt dough. Minimum size 40cm x 40cm. A small amount of royal icing or pastillage may be used to enhance exhibit. No visible external supports or non-edible decoration is permitted.

Enter Competition

SC2 - Sugarcraft Showpiece

A decorative exhibit of competitor’s choice using any of the following edible mediums; cake, sugar paste, pastillage, marzipan royal icing etc. Minimum size of exhibit 40 cm x 40 cm. Small amounts of chocolate or cooked sugar may be used to enhance exhibit. No visible external supports or non-edible decoration is permitted.

Enter Competition

SC3 - A Small Decorative Exhibit

A small decorative exhibit of competitors choice. The exhibit may be made from any edible medium. Internal supports are permitted but no visible external supports or non-edible decoration is permitted. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition

SC4 - Miniature Exhibit

A miniature decorative exhibit of competitor’s choice. The exhibit may be made from any edible medium. Internal supports are permitted but no visible external supports or artificial decoration is permitted. Maximum display area including base is 152mm cube.

Enter Competition

SC5 - Decorated Celebration Cake

A single celebration cake of any shape coated with sugar paste or royal icing. A dummy cake (single) will be permitted but the exhibit must be displayed as if it was an edible cake.

Decorative work to competitor’s choice/theme. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition

SC6 - Wedding Cake

A wedding cake of two or more tiers with decorative work to competitor’s choice/theme. Dummies cakes are permitted but the exhibit must be displayed as if it was an edible cake. Stands and pillars are permitted. Maximum display area 60cm x 60cm.

Enter Competition

SC7- Novelty or Themed Cake (not carved)

A regular shaped cake decorated to a novelty theme of competitor’s choice. The cake can be coated and decorated using any suitable edible medium. Dummy cakes are permitted but the exhibit must be displayed as if it was an edible cake. Include a short-written description indicating the theme/story. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition

SC8 - Sculpted Novelty Cake

A sculpted or carved cake or cakes coated and decorated using an edible medium. No dummy cakes or visible artificial decoration. The cake may be cut to ensure it complies with the criteria; internal supports are permitted. Maximum display area 60cm x 60cm.

Enter Competition

SC9 - Decorated Cup Cakes - Tasted

Display twelve decorated cupcakes in total. Design and decoration of competitor’s choice but must be edible and suitable to eat with the cake. Marks will be awarded on eating quality of the cake, creativity of display, coating, and decoration. One cupcake will be tasted at random. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition

SC10 - Plant or Arrangement

A sugar floral arrangement, plant or planted display, Including flowers and foliage. The exhibit should be presented on a suitable background which may be a container, board or vase. Stamens, wires and artificial display material are permitted. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition

SC11 - Floral Bouquet

A bridal bouquet or posy of sugar flowers, suitable for a bride/bridesmaid to hold. Exhibit to include sugar flowers and foliage. Wires stamens and artificial decoration or stands may be used to present the exhibit. Maximum display area 40cm x 40xm.

Enter Competition

SC12 - Floral Sugarcraft on a Hat

A sugarcraft hat made from any edible medium, cake, chocolate, marzipan, sugar etc. Decoration to competitor’s choice and artificial decoration is permitted, including display head, stand, dummy cake, internal supports, floral wires. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition

Junior Sugarcraft Classes
COMPETITORS MUST BE 23 YEARS OF AGE OR UNDER ON 21st MARCH 2022
JSC1 – Junior Table Centre Piece

A decorative exhibit of competitor’s choice using any of the following mediums; pastillage, chocolate, marzipan, cooked sugar, salt paste. Minimum size 40cm x 40cm. A small amount of royal icing permitted may be used to enhance exhibit.

Enter Competition

JSC2 – Junior Wedding or Special Occasion Celebration Cake

A wedding or celebration cake of any shape, with one or more tiers coated with sugar paste or royal icing with decorative work to competitor’s choice/theme. Dummies cakes are permitted but the exhibit must be displayed as if it was an edible cake. Maximum display area 60cm x 60cm.

Enter Competition

JSC3 - Junior Novelty Cake

A cake decorated to a novelty theme of the competitor’s choice. The cake can be any shape coated and decorated using any suitable edible medium. Dummies cakes are permitted but the exhibit must be displayed as if it was an edible cake. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition

JSC4 – Junior Floral Sugarcraft (sugar flowers)

A display of sugar flowers, which may be a corsage, plant, arrangement or bouquet. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition

JSC5 – Junior Decorated Cup Cakes

Display twelve decorated cupcakes in total of a design and decoration of competitor’s choice that must be edible. Marks will be awarded on eating quality of the cake, creativity of display, coating, and decoration. One cupcake will be tasted at random. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition

Student Sugarcraft Classes
FOR FULL/PART TIME STUDENTS ONLY
SSC1 - Decorated Birthday Cake

A single celebration cake for a birthday of any shape and decorated with sugar paste or royal icing. A dummy cake is permitted but the exhibit must be displayed as if it was an edible cake. Decorative work to competitor’s choice/theme. Maximum display area 40cm x 40cm.

Enter Competition