F&HA takes the cake

FH&A- cake-decoration

The art of cake decorating will be one of the main attractions at Food & Hospitality Africa (F&HA).  The event is powered by Hostex, and will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre from 7 to 9 May. Experience the wonderful world of the  SA Cake Decorators Guild (SACDG) master decorators display and demonstration theatre.

The guild’s theme this year is A Celebration.  Sugar art will for one of the main features, with a wide range of skills including figure moulding, royal icing work, sugar flowers and more. Deon Swarts, deputy president of SACDG explains, ‘The artworks for the show take weeks or even months to complete, and will be kept as a closely-guarded secret until revealed on our FH&A stand.’

The master cake decorators’ work on display, will be feature as part of a three-day programme from 10h00 to 16h00 daily. Some of the guild’s top cake artists will demonstrate classic and new cake design techniques such as mirror glaze, pulled and filled sugar flowers, and chocolate work. These techniques  will be beneficial to cake designers, confectioners, chocolatiers and pastry chefs.