Monday, April 11, 2011

Mercedes & Alex Strawchsky coming to Deelite:)

I"m over the moon about this great news!!!Mercedes Strawchsky is coming to Deelite again. She loved Hong Kong and Deelite so much she decided to come back. And this time with her Fabulous Pastry Chef husband Alex Strawchsky:)

This time round, we will launch all of Mercedes' new line of classes.

We are so excited to have her here with us. I know you will all LUUUUUUUV her as much as we do:)Here are all the fab classes. Registration is on a first come fist serve basis.

Some of you have already noticed all her classes listed on our website. Yáll got an early start, I'm so impressed and look forward to seeing yáll at Mercedes classes.

FUNDAMENTALS of Fondant Cakes-By Mercedes Strawchsky

This is ideal for Cake Decorators already in the Trade or someone who only knows buttercream decorating but like to know more about Fondant decorating. A very intensive course. What is Fondant and why is it such a popular decorating medium.How to handle and prepare a fondant cake- Color, texture and storage- Covering a standard cake- Crimping and Cutters- Bows, Swags and Drapes All tools will be provided and an 8" sponge cake' Date: May 5th Thursday Time:9.30 to 4pm (light lunch provided) Price: $2800

The Art of Modelling with Fodant and Gumpaste By Mercedes Strawchsky

Learn everything about modelling with fondant and Gumpaste with the Figurine Queen herself.Look at her fabulous cakes and it is easy to see that Mercedes has an amazing gift of modelling all types of figurines.

Fairies ,People, Animals,Baby&things & More. Cakes will be provided. Participants are required to bring in their own Fondant and Gumpaste Tools

Date: May 6th Friday Time:9:30am to 4pm (light lunch provided) Price: $2800

Handbag & Shoes: By Mercedes Strawchsky
Learn how to sculpt your very own handbag and also make your shoe to go with it. You will learn the fundamentals of sculpting a cake and also essential tips on making the perfect shoe. Date:May 9th Monday Time: 9.30 to 4pm (lite lunch provided) Price: $2800

Topsy Turvy Cake by Mercedes Strawchsky

Learn how to master the whimsical Topsy Turvy Cake. Construction of a Topsy Turvy Cake Covering and Designing Preparation of Trimmings and colors Participants need to bring in their own Fondant and Gumpaste tools . Cakes provided

Date:May 10th Tuesday Time:9:30 to 4pm (lite lunch provided)

Master Gumpaste Flowers-by Mercedes Strawchsky (2 Days) Learn very important art of how to color and dust your flowers. Learn how to make various sizes of gumpaste flowers. You flowers will look so real, you will not believe its all sugar. Flowers you will learn - Peonies, Cymbidium, Cattleya Hydrangeas, Daisy Bunch, Jasmin Bunch Rose bouquet.

Date: May 12th Thursday &May 13th Friday Time: 9:30-4pm Price: $4,800 (lite lunch provided) Price: $2800

All About WEDDING CAKES - Mercedes Strawchsky

This is a great class to follow up on after the Mercedes'Gum Paste Flower Class. You will learn how to stacked tier cakes and tall cakes . How to design a wedding cake. Learn essential tips on arranging your Gum Paste Flowers learned from Mercedes Gum Paste Flower Class. Tips on how to place fresh flowers. The Dos and Don't about a Wedding Cake. Dummy cakes will be provided for.Participants have to bring in all their Fondant and Gumpaste tools.

Date: May 14th Time: 9-4:30 Lite Lunch $2,800

And I have another surprise:) I LUV surprises. Mercedes' husband Alex Strawchsky will also be coming to Deelite. He is the baker of Bake Me A Cake and also reknowned Pastry Chef Instructor at Le Cordon Bleu-Orlando Culinary Institute. He will be doing an exclusive class at Deelite:) WOOOOOOO HOOOOOO!!!!

Master Baking Class By Alex Strachwsky

Alex Strachwsky is the master baker behing Bake Me a Cake. Mercedes and Alex are a husband a wife team. She's the master decorator and he is the master baker. Learn from the master who has been in the industry for over 30 years. Alex will impart baking technique on various recipes. This will be part demo and hand ons on session.Details of the whole session will be posted shortly. May 7th Saturday - 9.30 to 4pm(lite lunch provided) Price $1800