Last weekend, ACD and Lisa Mansour hosted our inaugural Golden Tier Awards in New York City, and what an event it was! We pulled out all the stops to celebrate the best talent in our industry, in serious style. Lisa Mansour hosted the awards show, which was held at the flagship iPic Theater and played host to some celebrity guests!
There was something a little magical in the air on June 10th, 2017….the inaugural Golden Tier Awards played host to the best artists in the pastry and dessert community. American Cake Decorating and Lisa Mansour hosted a ‘swanky’ evening of glitz and glamour that honored the best pastry and cake artists in the industry.
The evening featured an incredible pink carpet welcome event, cocktail party, awards show, and a fabulous after party – all hosted at the glamorous iPic theater in the heart of New York City. VIP guests included award hosts and judges, Ron Ben Israel, Kerry Vincent, Nicholas Lodge, Francois Payard, Biaggio Settepani, Sherry Yard, Nick Malgieri, and Colette Peters.
To celebrate our inaugural event we’re giving away a fabulous swag bag of goodies valued at over $100 to a lucky winner. To enter our fantastic giveaway enter here
Here’s the rundown of the evening’s winners!
Literary Award: Ceri Griffiths (Border Inspirations)
Best Dessert Blog: Suzanne Brady
Bakery of the Year: Ruze Cake House
Pastry Chef of the Year: Johnny Iuzzini
Cake Artist of the Year: Benny M Rivera
Wedding Cake of the Year: Alex Narramore
Outstanding Product Award: Laped Italia Daisy Paste
Master Chocolatier Award: Gerhard Petzl
Rising Star Award: Laura Saporiti
American Cake Decorating People’s Choice Award: Isabel Tamargo
Collaboration Award: Azzurra Cuomo (Italian Sugar Dreams)
Albert Kumin Educator of the Year Award: Nicholas Lodge
Spence Award for Excellence in Royal Icing: Manuela Taddeo
Lifetime Achievement Award: Eddie Spence M.B.E.