BPCC gearing up for annual Icing on the Cake Competition

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 06/23 2014 10:18AM

Updated 06/23 2014 10:23AM

Food Network Cake Champion Bronwen Weber and other prominent cake professionals will soon be in town for the Fifth Annual Icing on the Cake Competition.

Quota Club of Shreveport is holding the fundraising event between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturday, July 12 at inside Bldg F at Bossier Parish Community College on 6220 E. Texas St.

Cake artists from throughout the region will face-off in the competition, which also features a day-long program of cake decorating classes and demonstrations.

Tickets are $5 for general admission or $20 for an all-access pass to all classes and demonstrations.  Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.quotacake.com and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at the door. 

Lunches will also be available to purchase and vendors will be on-hand selling a variety of creative tools and tasty treats.

Several classes and demonstrations will be offered, July 11-14, for cake artists of all ages and experience levels. Enrollment fees for these classes vary. To see a complete schedule of classes and for information on how to enroll, visit www.quotacake.com.

The theme for this year's event is "The Glitz and Glamour of Broadway." A new category is also being introduced in 2014, "Red Carpet Worthy Red Velvet Cakes."

Registration for competing cake artists is open until the morning of the event; however, a late registration fee will be applied for all registrations received after Friday, June 27.

Proceeds from the event will be donated to the following: Bossier Parish Community College - Culinary Arts Program; Quota Club of Shreveport to help with service projects such as Deaf Action Center, Highland Haven - VOA and Pine Grove Elementary.

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