Virtual Decorating Competition Results

WBA's 14th Annual Baking & Cake Decorating Competition was held for the first time virtually in 2021. Baking & Pastry Art Students and Industry Professionals competed in the Extreme Wedding Cake Challenge, Creative Cake Decorating Competition, Extreme Birthday Cake Challenge, Decorated Cut-Out Cookie Contest, and NEW in 2021: Battle of the Boards: Dessert Charcuterie Contest!

Battle of the Boards: Dessert Charcuterie Competition

PlacingSkill LevelEntry #Competitor NameBakery
Best of ShowIndustry Professional (3+ years) 104Christina MeisnerChrissy's Bloomer Bakery
Second PlaceIndustry Professional (3+ years) 109Chloe TollardTamara's the Cake Guru
Third PlaceIndustry Professional (3+ years) 106Jen McClureFox Valley Technical College
First PlaceIndustry Professional (1-2 years) 105Shelley BurrierChrissy's Bloomer Bakery
Second PlaceIndustry Professional (1-2 years) 102Alexandra DworakCake Anatomy, LLC
Third PlaceIndustry Professional (1-2 years) 103Sue Perl600 Sweets & Treats LLC
First PlaceIndustry Professional (1-2 years)
108Anna SmithWCTC
Second PlaceBaking & Pastry Arts Student107Rebecca NelsonWCTC
People's ChoiceIndustry Professional (3+ years) 109Chloe TollardTamara's the Cake Guru

Creative Cake Decorating Competition

PlacingSkill LevelEntry #Competitor NameBakery
Best of ShowIndustry Professional (3+ years) 203Chloe TollardTamara's the Cake Guru
Second PlaceIndustry Professional (3+ years) 204Alina PetersonTamara's the Cake Guru
Third PlaceIndustry Professional (3+ years) 202Heather ButcherMedford County Market Bakery
First PlaceIndustry Professional (1-2 years) 206Tanya ParrishMonzù Bakery & Custom Cakes
First PlaceBaking & Pastry Arts Student 201Nicole KrickhahnWCTC
Second PlaceBaking & Pastry Arts Student 205Breck PatrickTamara's the Cake Guru
People's ChoiceBaking & Pastry Arts Student 201Nicole KrickhahnWCTC



Decorated Cut-Out Cookie Contest

PlacingSkill LevelEntry #Competitor NameBakery
Best of ShowIndustry Professional (3+ years) 301Christina MeisnerChrissy's Bloomer Bakery
First PlaceBaking & Pastry Arts Student 304Kim CinarWCTC
Second PlaceBaking & Pastry Arts Student 305Savannah YoungbergWCTC
People's ChoiceIndustry Professional (3+ years) 301Christina MeisnerChrissy's Bloomer Bakery


Extreme Birthday Cake Challenge

Placing Skill Level Entry # Competitor Name Bakery
Best of Show Industry Professional (3+ years) 401 Jess EddyThe Hockey Baker, LLC
Second Place Industry Professional (3+ years) 404 Chloe TollardTamara's the Cake Guru
First Place Baking & Pastry Arts Student 403 MaryRose ChourchaineWCTC
Second Place Baking & Pastry Arts Student 402 Alexis BreznikWCTC
People's Choice Industry Professional (3+ years) 401 Jess Eddy The Hockey Baker, LLC



Extreme Wedding Cake Challenge - Fondant

Placing Skill Level Entry # Competitor Name Bakery
Best of Show Industry Professional (3+ years) 502 Christina Meisner Chrissy's Bloomer Bakery
Second Place Industry Professional (3+ years) 504 Jen McClure Fox Valley Technical College
Third Place Industry Professional (3+ years) 501 Twyla DealPerc Place
First Place Industry Professional (1-2 years) 503 Jessica SchneiderChrissy's Bloomer Bakery
Second Place Industry Professional (1-2 years) 509 Katie DewittSweet Talkin Treats
First Place Baking & Pastry Arts Student 507 Kim CinarWCTC
Second Place Baking & Pastry Arts Student 508 Holly RockhillWCTC
Third Place Baking & Pastry Arts Student 506 Adrienne BainWCTC
People's Choice Baking & Pastry Arts Student 507 Kim Cinar WCTC



Extreme Wedding Cake Challenge - Non-Fondant

Placing Skill Level Entry # Competitor Name Bakery
Best of Show Industry Professional (3+ years) 601 Joseph Rogan-Nordstrom Cowboy David's Bakery
Second Place Industry Professional (3+ years) 603 Christina Meisner Chrissy's Bloomer Bakery
Third Place Industry Professional (3+ years) 606 Chloe Tollard Tamara's the Cake Guru
First Place Industry Professional (1-2 years) 604 Shelley BurrierChrissy's Bloomer Bakery
First Place Baking & Pastry Arts Student 607 Liberty Mugerauer & Lilly Capen Tamara's the Cake Guru
First Place Baking & Pastry Arts Student 607 Addy WachholzTamara's the Cake Guru
People's Choice Industry Professional (3+ years) 601 Joseph Rogan-Nordstrom Cowboy David's Bakery


SPECIAL THANKS

We would like to take a moment to show our appreciation and say THANK YOU to to following people...

To each and every one of the DECORATORS that entered this year's virtual competition - you all truly amazed us with your talent!  ‍

To our incredible JUDGES ... Suzanne Daly, Samantha Kristiansen, Lynn Schurman, Barb Evans, Tom LaPierre, Kathleen Meisinger, Cheryl Weise, Rachel Oliver, Jen McClure, Michelle Gasparek, Sarah Mironczuk, and Jen Barney for taking the time to look at every last detail on each entry and provide scores and feedback.

To our amazing VOLUNTEERS... especially Jennifer Bukouricz and Samantha Kristiansen for ALL of your help with planning, implementing, and accomplishing a successful event! 

And to the WBA BOARD OF DIRECTORS for making competitions like this possible!

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU ALL IN PERSON AT OUR NEXT COMPETITION! 

Save the date for our next competition held in partnership with the Wisconsin Grocers Association at the Grocers Innovation Expo on October 12 & 13, 2021 in Green Bay, WI!

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