Saturday Demonstration Classes

Saturday, October 28, 2017 DEMONSTRATION CLASSES

Admission to the show must be purchased seperately.  Demonstration Classes are an additional $10 unless otherwise specified.

All classes are organized by Gusta Cooking  Studio

All enquiries regarding classes should be forwarded to:


Instructor: Albena Petrova

"Make your Beautiful Freesia out of Gum Paste

Freesia comes in the springtime and captures with its light, alluring fragrance and shades of red, yellow, white and more. During this demo session, students will be able to see how this beautiful and delicate flower could be recreated out of sugar. Students will also witness: - how to create freesia buds - how to create different freesia blooms - how to assemble them together and create beautiful freesia flower - how to bring the flower to life by adding colours - tips on how to use gum paste - how to create more details on the flower


Instructor: Sandy Chak

"Hand Piped Bean Paste Realistic Rose"

From this demo class you will learn about: · making bean paste from white kidney beans · characteristic of bean paste vs. buttercream · how to modify your piping tips for the realistic rose · technique, steps and demonstration on realistic rose piping · introduction to ready-to-use bean paste and bean paste powder



Instructor: Holly Sigur Broussard

"The World of Interactive Cakes"

Interactive cakes are the next big thing in the cake industry! In this lesson, students will learn easy ways to take their cakes to the next level and wow their customers by creating jaw-dropping interactive cakes. Join us for an hour of fun while you learn numerous ways to make your cakes interactive as well as where to purchase the materials to create a cake no one will forget! Skill Level : Beginner to Advanced



Instructor: Joni Kwan

"Baby Safari Animal Sugar Paste Figures"

Learn how to create these fun and adorable safari animals to wow your guests at your upcoming event. This interactive demo will show you how you can easily recreate these edible figures to adorn your cake and cupcakes.


Instructor:  Violet Lin Tran

"Modern Cake Design:  3 Textures and Techniques"

Have you ever had trouble getting your decorations on your cake to look how you want and wondered how some decorators are able to achieve awesome textures and clean results on theirs? Learn some great tips from Violet Lin Tran, renowned for her clean innovative designs and interesting textures, plus watch as she demonstrates three of her most sought after signature techniques. You will be able to achieve cleaner details after she shares some of her tricks so you can add a modern flair to your designs.


Instructor:  Kangmin Wu

"Celestial Molded Chocolate Bonbons" 

In this class, Kangmin will demonstrate various ways to colour chocolate bonbon shells to celestial patterns by using techniques such as airbrush, hand painting and flicking. Chocolate tempering will also be presented during the class. Kangmin will also demonstrate filling of the bonbons in two layers -- mango compote and jasmine ganache.


Instructor:  Gina Cianfarani & Nancy Castro

"Mangia con Noi--Eat with Us"

Welcome to world of spaghetti ice cream, and chocolate dreams — an interactive hour of entertaining and educational delightful desserts, exploring a new innovated concept that will turn your desserts into something spectacular. Not only will you get to interact, you will get to see how it is done and taste this new exclusive extraordinary dessert which you can make at home. Join Cu-Gina, Gina Cianfarani and Nancy Castro, best selling cookbook authors of Mangia Con Noi - Eat with Us, for a live one hour class which will be broadcast live on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.



Reseservations for Demo Classes are based on first come-first served.

Price per class $10.00 per person online + entry to show.


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