Sidney Galpern is a Certified Professional Chocolatier, Cake Designer, Sugar Artist, and Instructor. 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 and interned with top sugar artists and chefs in New York City, Orlando,
and West Palm Beach. Her company was chosen for the ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Space Coast.
Sidney teaches sugar and cake decorating to professionals and amateurs for the last 5 years at venues such as Keiser University, ICES Convention and Days of Sharing, at the Festival of Chocolate, at cake clubs and cake supply stores, judging and sponsoring the Florida ICED Cake Competition, and is a Sugar Arts Institute Founding Certified Instructor for Julie Bashore. She designs and manufactures her own line of sugar art tools as well as writing articles for American Cake Decorating Magazine, CakeFu.Com and featured on About.com, in the Florida Today Newspaper, Today in Brevard Television Show and the ICES Magazine. She will be releasing her first DVD for cake decorators in the fall of 2012. In her spare time Sidney likes to volunteer at the Brevard Zoo and volunteers at ICES Day’s of Sharing. Sidney co-found the Brevard Cake Artist’s Club and her shop, Simi Cakes & Confections (Pronounced See-Me) is located in Palm Bay, Fl.