Our Classes

Learn the basics or expand your skills by registering for these awesome classes and workshops! 

VIB Sweet Spot $225

VIB (Very Important Baker) Sweet Spot entitles you to: Thursday, Sept 5: Morning Session 9 am to 12 noon with 3 Presentations and Afternoon Session 1 pm to 5 pm with 3 Presentations; Evening Reception 6 pm with Presenters, Instructors & Exhibitors; Advance Pre-signup for Additional Fee Classes (Thursday, Friday and Saturday); 2-Day Admission w/ 1 hour early admission to Sales Floor (9 am Friday and Saturday); One FREE Entry to Cake/Cookie Competition, Swag Bag and gifts.

VIB Sweet Spot ~ Cookie Path      VIB Sweet Spot ~ Cake Path

Choose your path by clicking on the link above.

Classes will be open exclusively to our VIB Sweet Spot registration between  April and June

2-Day Admission $25

Fee Class registration will open in July to advance 2-Day Admission attendees through August 28

ALL SALES FINAL

All of the ticketed products will read “Out of stock” while we complete the ticketing testing process. None of the items are sold out, they have not been released to purchase yet. We will announce to Facebook and Instagram a few days before we open up sales. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Thank you for your patience!

Teachers

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie ~ Huntington Beach, CA

Shalie is an award winning sugar flower instructor making sugar flowers over 10 years. She has received multiple awards for her floral creations at various shows to include First Place in Masters Division at That Takes the Cake Show and Silver and Bronze awards at Cake International, Birmingham England...

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes ~ Chicago, IL

Chicago area native Michelle Boyd, the owner of Good Gracious Cakes, has ALWAYS loved dessert. In 2005, she realized that she could combine her 2 passions ~ art and dessert, and she made the switch from graphic designer & illustrator to full-time sugar artist. Since then, Michelle's award-winning cake designs have been featured in several magazines and blogs such as Cake Masters Magazine, Sweet Magazine, and American Cake Decorating...

Myriam Sanchez of ChapixCookies ~ Mexico City, Mexico

Myriam Sanchez, best known as Myri from CachpixCookies, is a graphic designer from Mexico, who feels joy creating with her hands and imagination since her childhood. She entered the sugar-craft world in 2008 with the sole desire to decorate cookies for her daughters. She spent many hours perfecting by her own, the passion that would change the course of her live designing and decorating Royal Icing cookies. She has won international awards...

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn, Rocky Mount, NC

Shirlyn Leong is the owner and decorator behind Cookies Art by Shirlyn. She began teaching herself in 2013. Some of her specialties included hand-painting, character cookies, and pressure piping. She was featured on Lilaloa.com and she has taught classes at CookieCon 2018. Shirlyn has been teaching hands-on and virtual decorating classes since 2015. Her inspirations have come from the different type of artistic mediums that allow her to interpret on a cookie...

Laura Saporiti of SugarLand ~ Turin, Italy

Laura Saporiti has been working with passion within the catering field for more than fifteen years, with a marked predilection for pastry, but at the same time holds a solid foundation of artistic training, both practical and theoretical; after attending the Art School she graduated with honors in Art history with a specialization in illuminated manuscripts. Cake design has allowed for both of Laura's passions to come together, and she now works freelance creating cakes for various event planners and private pastry labs, being a technical demonstrator for producers and trading companies, but most of all teaching decorating classes throughout Italy and abroad, from China to the USA, in many pastry and cooking schools, as well as judging in several competitions...

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie ~ Overland Park, KS

Nancy Westfall, creator, and owner of The Colorful Cookie, The Colorful Cookie Club and The Colorful Cookie Studio is a cookie decorator turned stencil designer. Nancy began decorating cookies after many years of teaching elementary school. After a period of time spent mastering decorating cookies, she was inspired to use her creativity and knowledge of technology to learn how to design and customize cookie stencils...

Jodi Till of The Floured Canvas ~ Charmichael, CA

Jodi Till is the face behind The Floured Canvas, formerly known as Kids to College Cookie Creations. She began her cookie venture in 2013 when she became an empty nester and needed to somehow help finance her two kids through college Jodi immediately fell in love with this "art you can eat" and soon thereafter developed a passion to help instill in others the timeless-but-forgotten preciousness of loved ones making cookies together in the kitchen like her grandma used to do...

Sherin Rizwan of Cakes en Vogue ~ Seattle, WA

Sherin Rizwan is a Cake Artist from Seattle, WA and specializes in making and teaching Sugar Figurines and Sculpted Cakes. Sherin has been teaching cakes and hand-painted cakes internationally since 2017.

Sherin has won several First Place awards for Sculpted Cakes at the Washington Sugar Artist Cake Show in 2016, 2017 and 2018, receiving the Gretchen Mitchell Scholarship Award twice for best Sculpted Cake, as well as, First Place at the San Diego Cake Show for her Michael Jackson Sugar Figurine in 2018...

Katy Metoyer of Sugar Dayne ~ Hermosa Beach, CA

After seeing a platter of decorated cookies at a party, I was hooked and started learning all I could about this new found world of cookies. After experiencing sudden loss, I dove into cookies as a sort of therapy: opening myself up to new possibilities, friendships, and adventures...

Susanne Michel of SweetArt Fine Swiss Confectioner ~ Costa Mesa, CA

Swiss-educated Pastry Chef and Designer, Susanne Michel was born and raised in a bakery in a little mountain town in Switzerland. Educated in Berne, the capital of Switzerland, as a Pastry Chef and Chocolatier. She has over 20 years experience in pastries, designing wedding cakes, creating showpieces, pulling sugar, petit fours, and chocolates in upscale Swiss chocolate and pastry shops...

Sept 5 ~ Thursday Morning Classes

Carousel Cake (Cake Part 2) 9 am ~ 6 pm (8 hrs)

 

Carousel Cake (Cake Part 2)

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $250

Intermediate level ~ have some decorating experience

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

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Little Boy Cookie Class 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

Litttle Boy Cookie Class

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $220

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

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Cute Fairy Figurine Class 11 am ~ 4 pm (5 hrs)

Cute Fairy Figurine Class

Sherin Rezwan of Cakes en Vogue  $120

Intermediate – have some decorating experience

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

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Sept 5 ~ Thursday Afternoon Classes

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

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Palm Pet Critter Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Palm Pet Critter Cookies

Jodi Till of The Floured Canvas  $200

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

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Character Balloon Cookies 3 pm - 4 pm (1 hr)

Character Balloon Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $25

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

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Rose Bud Sugar Flower 5 pm - 6 pm (1 hr)

Rose Bud Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $25

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

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Cartoon Donut Cookies 5 pm - 6 pm (1 hr)

Cartoon Donut Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $25

Any skill level

NOTE: THIS CLASS WILL OCCUR DURING THE VIB SWEET SPOT PRESENTATIONS

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Sept 6 ~ Friday Morning Classes

Carousel Cake (Cookie Part 1) 9 am ~ 6 pm (5 hrs)

 

Carousel Cake (Cookie Part 1)

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $200

Any skill level

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Isomalt Balloon Animal 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

Isomalt Balloon Animal

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

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Autumn Girl Cookie 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

Autumn Girl Cookie

Shirlyn Leong of Coolies Art by Shirlyn  $235

Intermediate – have some decorating experience

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The Art of Sugar Dayne-ing 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

Ocean Friends Cookies

Katy Metoyer of Sugar Dayne  $200

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

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Palm Pet Critter Cookies 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Palm Pet Critter Cookies

Jodi Till of The Floured Canvas  $200

Any skill level

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Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Cricut Design Space 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Designing Cookie Stencils in Cricut Design Space

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie  $250

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

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Working with Chocolate ~ Techniques, Methods & Decorating 9 am - 12:30 pm (3.5 hrs)

Working with Chocolate ~ Techniques, Methods and Decorating

Susanne Michel of Sweer Art, Fine Swiss Confectiner  $0

Any skill level

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Rose Bud Sugar Flower 9 am ~ 10 am (1 hr)

Rose Bud Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $25

Beginner – no decorating skills

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Rose Bud Sugar Flower 11 am ~ 12 pm (1 hr)

Rose Bud Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $25

Beginner – no decorating skills

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Sept 6 ~ Friday Afternoon Classes

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

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Frilly Peony Sugar Flower 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Frilly Peony Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $150

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

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Give Thanks Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Give Thanks Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $250

Intermediate ~ have some decorating experience

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Palm Pet Critter Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Palm Pet Critter Cookies

Jodi Till of The Floured Canvas  $200

Any skill level

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Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Silhouette Studio 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Silhouette Studio

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie  $250

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

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Llama Party Cookies 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Llama Party Cookies

Myrium Sanchez of ChapixCookies  $199

Intermediate ~ have some decorating experience

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Designing Birthday and Name Cards in Chocolate 3 pm - 5:30 pm (2.5 hrs)

 

Designing Birthday and Name Cards in Chocolate

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner  $0

Any skill level

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Swallowtail Butterfly Cookie 3 pm ~ 7 pm (4 hrs)

Swallowtail Butterfly Cookie

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $160

Any skill level

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Sept 7 ~ Saturday Morning Classes

Filigree Lace Cake 9 am ~ 1 pm (4 hrs)

 

Filigree Lace Cake

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $160

Any skill level

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Jasmines Sugar Flower 10 am ~ 12 pm (2 hrs)

Jasmines Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $100

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

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Llama Party Cookies 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Llama Party Cookies

Myrium Sanchez of ChapixCookies  $199

Intermediate ~ have some decorating experience

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Spring Girl Figurine 9 am ~ 3 pm (6 hrs)

Spring Girl Figurine

Sherin Rizwan of Cakes en Vogue  $165

Intermediate – have some decorating experience ~ Professional – have some advanced skill

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Turtle-y Awesome Cookies 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Turtle-y Awesome Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $200

Beginner – no decorating skills ~ Intermediate – have some decorating experience

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Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Hogwarts Inspired Hand-painted Cookies

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

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Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Cricut Design Space 9 am - 1 pm (4 hrs)

Designing Cookie Stencils in Cricut Design Space

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie  $250

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

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Creative Chocolate Favors for Weddings & Special Events 9 am ~ 11:30 am (2.5 hrs)

Creative Chocolate Favors for Weddings & Special Event

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner  $0

Any skill level

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Sept 7 ~ Saturday Afternoon Classes

Victorian Filigree Cookie Cameos 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Victorian Filigree Cookie Cameos

Laura Sapriti of SugarLand  $160

Any skill level

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Cymbidium Orchid Sugar Flower 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Cymbidium Orchid Sugar Flower

Shalie Socher of Sugar Flowers by Shalie  $150

Any skill level

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Character Balloon Cookies 2 pm - 3 pm (1 hr)

Character Balloon Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $25

Any skill level

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Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Silhouette Studio 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Designing Cookies Stencils ~ Silhouette Studio

Nancy Westfall of The Colorful Cookie  $250

Beginner ~ Intermediate – have some experience

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Isomalt Balloon Animal 2 pm - 6 pm (4 hrs)

Isomalt Balloon Animal

Michelle Boyd of Good Gracious Cakes  $145

Any skill level

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Miniature Wedding Cakes ~ Desserts and Favors with Different Design Themes 3 pm - 6 pm (3 hrs)

Miniature Wedding Cakes ~ Desserts and Favors with Different Design Themes

Susanne Michel of Sweet Art, Fine Swiss Confectioner  $0

Any skill level

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Llama Party Cookies 3 pm - 7 pm (4 hrs)

 

Llama Party Cookies

Myrium Sanchez of ChapixCookies  $199

Intermediate ~ have some decorating experience

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Cartoon Donut Cookie 5 pm ~ 6 pm (1 hrs)

Cartoon Donut Cookies

Shirlyn Leong of Cookies Art by Shirlyn  $25

Any skill level

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Teacher Application

For a Teacher Application, please email us at info@creative-cookie-fest.com with your name, business name, teaching experience and brief class description & price for consideration.

Location

Oregon Convention Center

777 NE MLK Jr Blvd
Portland, OR 79232

Contact

(541) 574-8000
info@creative-cookie-fest.com

Hours

Thurs : 8 am–5 pm (classes only)

Fri : 10 am–6 pm

VIB Sweet Spot: 9 - 6 

Sat : 10 am–6 pm 

VIB Sweet Spot: 9 - 6