1 Day Cake Decorating Masterclass Course (Training Programme 1)
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PLACES LIMITED TO 8 STUDENTS ONLY
This course will be taking place at The Park Hotel, Dunningsbridge Road,
Netherton, Liverpool, L30 6YN, England UK
Date: Sunday 8th July 2018
( 9am – 6pm )
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The Park Hotel offers David’s Cake Craft students accommodation at special discounted rates
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Luxurious Over-piped Borders / Cake Painting / Piped and Hand Moulded Flowers
Create 5 exciting designs as you enjoy cake decorating with both Royal Icing and buttercream
Join David as he presents an exciting one day training programme designed to help you evolve your cake decorating skills as you learn a new approach to decorating cakes embracing centuries old creative free hand cake decorating techniques.
Enjoy piping all your design patterns spontaneously onto the cake surface without having to use any templates, stencils, cutters, modelling tools or moulds, so making your cake decorating quicker, easier and more profitable.
Having had the honour of creating a Royal Engagement Cake and 2 Royal Wedding Cakes for the British Royal Family as well as creating many wedding cakes for both celebrity and society clientele, David will share trade secrets along with his experiences from over 35 years of running his multi-award winning Liverpool based retail cake store business which he originally started from home in 1981.
Everyone is welcome
David welcomes hobbyists, beginners and experienced cake decorators to attend and enjoy this training experience.
Whether you cake decorate for a hobby or you are planning to open or are already running your own retail cake decorating business, having an abundance of creative free-hand cake decorating life skills will give you the advantage not only to be quick at what you do, but also allow you to stay ahead through originality and reinvention.
One to one attention guaranteed
David guarantees personalised one to one attention for every student, offering guidance and support whenever help is needed, ensuring that you receive maximum training customised to your own requirements as he encourages you to express yourself creatively, with no restrictions as you enjoy your cake decorating experience applying your own signature style.
During the course David teaches free-hand techniques for both left and right handed students
David believes that having the freedom to create in your comfort zone is very important to evolve creativity, so whether left or right handed, expressing your own creative style in your own way, without any restrictions, makes the creative process a pure pleasure without stress and will increase creative potential.
David reassures students that he speaks slowly during the course, and also, as what he does is very visual, it is easy to learn his technique through watching his demonstrations.
During the 1 Day Masterclass Course David will teach you how to create…
Border Pattern Essentials
David will show you how he mixes Royal Icing and then share with you a daily piping exercise that will assist with the development of your piping speed and accuracy as you learn how to pipe a section of commercial wedding and celebration cake border patterns that can be used to decorate designs quickly and effectively.
Embrace centuries old free-hand piping techniques as you learn piping techniques using both Royal Icing and Buttercream for a better understanding of hand pressure application when using different mediums.
Luxurious Round Celebration Cake Design
During this exciting project David focuses on techniques used to coat cakes with Royal Icing and buttercream, embracing centuries old free-hand methods while sharing industry trade secrets and time saving tips.
Then take your new piping skills to the next level as you enjoy decorating a round single tier wedding / celebration cake design decorated with a selection of lavish piping patterns
Discover how to connect piping patterns together and how to create pressure piped floral arrangements.
Personalised Palette Knife Cake Painted Designs
Discover the joy, freedom and sheer exhilaration of palette knife painting as David encourages you to release your inner artist through expression and colour as you learn how to create a beautiful designs and patterns, personalised with your own signature style.
With focus on mixing colour and adjusting painting consistencies, enjoy learning how to apply the technique using both Royal Icing or buttercream, embellished with fine piping detail.
David will also address how the preparation of a cake to be palette knife painted will vary if using Royal Icing or Buttercream to apply the technique.
Luxurious Square Wedding Cake Design
Now enjoy the creative challenge of learning how to decorate a square wedding cake design with Royal Icing using centuries old free-hand mirror piping and over-piping techniques to create luxurious, bold and dramatic effects.
Being able to apply horizontal and vertical Old English piping techniques in different mediums such as Royal Icing and buttercream are invaluable skills to have in business, as it allows us to create unlimited patterns for clients who request bespoke wedding and celebration cake designs.
Piped and hand made flowers
Using centuries old techniques learn how to pipe Royal Icing flowers, buttercream flowers and how to hand made fondant flowers without requiring moulds, cutters or modelling tools.
Then learn how to arrange your flowers onto a simple decorated smooth edged cake design.
David will share with you technical cake decorating advice and time saving tips …
How he makes Royal Icing using egg whites, meringue powder and instant mixes while addressing all the technical aspects.
Learn how cover and coat cakes quickly using centuries old free-hand cake decorating techniques embracing baking industry trade secrets.
How to mix a vast assortment of colours using a combination of the primary colours (red, yellow and blue)
David will address the consistencies required for both Royal Icing and buttercream cake decorating techniques used during the creation of your unique design projects.
All equipment and materials supplied
All equipment and materials are supplied along with complimentary light beverages and snacks served during the event.
At the end of the course you are welcome to take home your cake design creations
After your masterclass experience you will be able to take home your creations and admire your achievement as well as use them for a future reference point as you practice and evolve in your cake decorating skills.
Celebrating your creative achievements
At the end of the course you will be presented with an official ‘David’s Cake Craft Certificate of Achievement’ personally signed by David.
Superior Quality Kelmy products available for purchase
David’s Cake Craft cake decorating courses are presented in association with Spanish corporation Kelmy who invited David to assist in the development of Kelmy Royal Icing and other Kelmy bakery products which are gluten free and also Halal and Kosher Certified.
During your training course you will be able to enjoy decorating your design projects using Kelmy products and at the end of the event you will have the opportunity to purchase a selection of Kelmy products at special discounted prices.
Cake decorating course gift vouchers available
Looking for that special present for your partner or dearest friend?
David’s Cake Craft cake decorating course gift vouchers are available (valid for a 12 month period after purchase)
Contact us for a further discount on group bookings
If you are planning to attend this masterclass with friends, we can offer a further discount on a group booking.
Relax and enjoy your cake decorating experience in Liverpool
The Park Hotel offers David’s Cake Craft students accommodation at special discounted rates
If you are travelling to Liverpool from outside the area or overseas, you may wish to make your journey less stressful and start your cake decorating experience at The Park Hotel straight after breakfast.
‘The Sefton Suite’ where David’s cake decorating masterclasses take place, is only a few steps from the hotel’s restaurant, so you can begin your day relaxed and calm.
Located next door to a large supermarket, The Park Hotel offers visitors a comfy nights rest, a delicious breakfast and evening meal. With free Wi-Fi there is also free car parking and wheelchair access to all visitors.
Many international students who attend David’s Cake Craft Masterclasses travel from very long distances. Should you decide to arrive in Liverpool a few days early, you may wish to simply relax and replenish for the creative days ahead or discover Liverpool taking a magical mystery tour and explore our wonderful city!
Whether it is shopping or taking a scenic tour of the city centre with a travel guide ( that we can arrange for you) , it’s always great to discover the cultural, sights and sounds of Liverpool old and new!
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We want to ensure that you have an amazing and unforgettable experience whilst staying with us here in our fantastic city, so please let us know in advance if we can do anything to help make your stay even more enjoyable.