Sidney Galpern is a Certified Professional Chocolatier, Cake Designer, Sugar Artist, International Instructor, and an ICES Approved Teacher. She graduated with honors from the prestigious Ecole Chocolat School of the Chocolate Arts and has the distinction as the youngest student to ever complete the program. She trained with top sugar artists and chefs in New York City, London, Orlando, and West Palm Beach. Her company was chosen for the ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Space Coast.
Sidney teaches and demonstrates sugar and cake decorating to professionals and amateurs for the last 9 years at venues such as Keiser University, The Cake Cruise, Cake Shows, ICES Convention and Days of Sharing, culinary schools, restaurants, at the Festival of Chocolate, at cake clubs and cake supply stores, private classes, along with judging and sponsoring cake shows, sponsoring special isomalt awards and is a member of the Icing Images Design Team & Team Sugar Art. She designs and manufactures her own line of sugar art tools, manufactures her own brand of isomalt, as well as writing articles published in American Cake Decorating Magazine, Edible Artists Network Magazine, CakeFu.com, and featured on SugarEd Productions, About.com, in the Florida Today Newspaper, Today in Brevard Television Show, the ICES Magazine, various news programs around the country and as a CakeFu Master Trainer. She released her first DVD for cake decorators in the fall of 2012. In her spare time Sidney likes to write fiction and play the drums. Sidney co-found the Brevard Cake Artist’s Club and her bakery, Simi Cakes & Confections (Pronounced See-Me) is located in Melbourne, Fl.