Bakers Journal

Canada’s Baking and Sweets Show kicks off today

September 30, 2011
By Bakers Journal

September 30, 2011, Toronto – The wait is over as Canada's Baking and Sweets Show opens its doors to consumers for the first time ever.

The event, which runs Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., will be a treat for the eyes and taste buds as celebrity experts create confectionary masterpieces and a parade of delectable dessert samples.

Celebrity guests Buddy Valastro (TLC's "Cake Boss"), Canada's own "Cupcake Girls" and "The Happy Baker" will be on hand, in addition to professional chefs Michelle Bommarito and Greggy Sorriano.

The show also features a demo kitchen stage where visitors can learn about special decorating techniques, out of the ordinary ingredients, and the latest in baking products, equipment and technology, and a competition stage to watch the baking drama unfold as competitors arrive at the podium to unveil their pièces de resistance.

Show goers can join celebrity experts for a series of baking demo classes on a variety of topics. Michelle Bommarito will guide six classes on Friday and Bonnie Gordon will host six on Saturday and six on Sunday. The cost is is $15 per class.

One lucky show attendee will be the Baker's Kitchen Sweepstakes grand prize of a $20,000 "Baker's Kitchen" courtesy of Pure Design Custom Cabinetry, plus $7,000 in kitchen appliances, courtesy of Coast Wholesale Appliances and Kitchen Aid.

The show runs 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Sept. 30, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on Oct. 1 and 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Oct. 2.

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