CHICAGO, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - America's Baking and Sweets Show, brings some of the world's best chefs and cake designers to its Main Stage at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center (1515 N. Thoreau Drive) from November 14th – 16th, 2014. With the theme of the Wizard of Oz, visitors enter a wonderful world of tasty delights and magical creations.
On Friday, November 14th, the Three Authors, Kat Barry, Paula Haney and Ina Pinkney take to the stage. Celebrity Chef, Gale Gand, of TRU Restaurant in Chicago, host of Food Network and Cooking Channel's "Sweet Dreams" and accomplished cookbook author, headlines on Saturday, while Sunday brings stars of the hit series DC Cupcakes on TLC, co-founders of Georgetown Cupcakes, sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne.
Celebrity chef Gale Gand, partner and founding executive pastry chef of the Five Diamond, four star restaurant, TRU, in Chicago with its Michelin star, was named pastry chef of the year by The James Beard Foundation and Bon Appétit magazine in 2001. Host of the long running Food Network and Cooking Channel's "Sweet Dreams", Gand appeared on "Iron Chef America", Martha Stewart", Baking with Julia (Child)", Oprah and judged Bravo's "Top Chef" and "Top Chef Just Desserts" and many more. Gale Gand is also an accomplished cookbook author with seven titles to her credit including her most recent, "Gale Gand's Brunch".
Inspired by their grandmother, in 2008, Katherine and Sophie traded careers in fashion and venture capital to follow their passion for baking and co-founded Georgetown Cupcake in Washington, DC. The two sisters are also stars of the hit series, "DC Cupcakes" on TLC and best-selling authors of, "The Cupcake Diaries: Recipes and Memories from the Sisters of Georgetown Cupcake", "Sweet Celebrations: Our Favorite Cupcake Recipes, Memories" and "Decorating Secrets that Add Sparkle to Any Occasion". They have been featured in many prominent newspapers throughout the country, magazines and on television shows.
America's Baking and Sweets Show, now in its second year, is North America's first and largest show dedicated to everything baked and sweet. It is sponsored by RumChata, King Arthur Flour, Domino Sugar, SweetLeaf Natural Stevia Sweetener and Bosch, "Invented for Life", presenters of the Grand Prize (A Bosch Cooking Appliance Suite) and a daily prize (Bosch Dishwasher) in co-operation with Novak & Parker Home Appliance. Show Hours: Friday, November 14 – 11am to 7pm; Saturday, November 15 – 10am – 6pm; and Sunday, November 16 – 10am – 6pm. Admission: One day - $15 adult, $10 senior (65+) and $8 students (13-17); Friday show special, $6 for students and teachers with valid identification; three-day pass - $30; children 12 and under – Free. For more information, visit www.americasbakingandsweetsshow.com.
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