Dessert Professional Magazine Announces Their 7th Annual Top Ten Cake Artists in North America


New York, NY (May 3, 2016)- Dessert Professional Magazine, the nation’s leading food service publication for the chocolate, pastry, cake, artisan bread and frozen desserts industries, is proud to announce their 2016 Top Ten Cake Artists in North America.

Editors Tish Boyle and Matthew Stevens selected the honorees.


“Our goal is to recognize cake artists who have demonstrated that rare combination of creativity, craft and hard work,” explains Boyle. “These artisans don’t shy away from a challenge and it shows in every one of their amazing cakes, which are really works of art.”

American dessert professionals are the global leaders in cake artistry. We applaud our 2016 Top Ten Cake Artists for their contribution to our industry through their skills, creativity, and imagination,” adds Matthew Stevens.

This year’s Top Ten Cake Artists are profiled in the April/May 2016 issue of Dessert Professional Magazine and on the award-winning website

Selected from across North America, this year’s Top Ten Cake Artists are:

Carrie Biggers-Burnett, Carrie’s Cakes, Sandy, Utah


Lori Cossou, Lori’s Creative Cakes & Cookies, Oswego, KS


Michelle “Mitchie” Curran, Mitchies Munchies, North Las Vegas, NV


Gabrielle Feuersinger, Cake Coquette, San Francisco, CA


Jean-Rony Fougere, Fern Pastry Studio, Brooklyn, NY


Nadine Moon, “Who Made The Cake!” Exquisite Cakes by Nadine Moon, Houston, TX,


Bryson Perkins, Triolo’s Bakery, Bedford, NH


Jay Qualls, The Frosted Affair, Nashville, TN


Benny Rivera, City Cakes, New York, NY


Avalon Yarnes, Avalon Cakes School of Sugar Art, Denver, CO

“We set out to recognize outstanding cake artists who elevate the industry as a whole with their contributions in talent and innovation. These are the cake artists who have proven they most embody the spirit of excellence that we are all committed to,” said publisher Jeffrey Dryfoos.


DessertWorld Media LLC is a New York City based publishing, event, and marketing company serving the growing North American dessert industry. DWM is publisher of the industry-leading print and digital publication Dessert Professional Magazine, web publisher of the award-winning, social media purveyor of the Dessert Professional Connect Network, and organizer of annual events including the Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America, Top Ten Chocolatiers in North America, and The Cake Pro Show.


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