2016 Show Sold Out!
2017 Show Dates Coming Soon
Food Network’s “Sweet Genius”, The King of Cakes
In 2011, Ron became host and judge of the Food Network’s hit show Sweet Genius. After three seasons the show has been syndicated both domestically and abroad. Ron also has appeared as a guest and judge on a variety of Food Network shows including Chopped and Worst Cooks in America.
Chef Ron Ben-Israel has headlined our show two years ina row! His 2016 appearance included an amazing sugar flower demonstration.
Creator, Host & NYT Bestselling Author of “Nerdy Nummies”
New York Times bestselling author and award-winning online personality Rosanna Pansino is the creator and host of the Internet’s most popular baking show, Nerdy Nummies.With more than 4.8 million subscribers, and over 1 billion total video views, Rosanna has quickly become one of the top three most watched female influencers on YouTube.
Rosanna headlined our sold out 2016 show on Sunday, February 7th.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Sarah Michelle Gellar is an Emmy-winning actress, who is best known for her role as Buffy on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Gellar recently stepped into a new role, entrepreneur, launching Foodstirs along with her business partners, Galit Laibow and Gia Russo. Foodstirs is a culinary lifestyle brand that offers convenient, delicious and healthier ways to bring families together in the kitchen.
Gellar joined a team of bloggers onstage on Saturday, February 6th and showed off the Foodstirs fun!
Decorating Competitions and Retailers
See the best decorated cookies, cakes and dessert tables from Southern California’s finest amateur and professional sugar artists. Competition applications open in the fall. Decorators and bakers will enjoy an unprecedented selection of shopping from retailers from all over the country.
Delicious Samples and Fun Programming
Whether you love to bake or just to eat, you’ll enjoy an abundant selection of sweet bites, beverages, spirits and delicious surprises from local and national brands. There’s something for everyone: traditional, vegan, gluten-free and more, plus FIVE stages and classrooms for Traditional Baking, Vegan/Gluten-Free/Paleo Baking, Cake Decorating, Cookie Decorating, and our Celebrity Guests!
Special Saturday Surprise
Watch “Cake Masters” on Food Network to see the amazing cake Duff Goldman and his team at Charm City Cakes made for our lucky Saturday attendees!
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