Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

Wilton Cake Decorating Course 1 – Taking My Decorating Skills to the Next Level

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

As I left my first Wilton Cake Decorating lesson, I knew two things. The first being that I couldn’t wait for the next lesson, and the second that I wanted to get home right away and start practicing so that I was prepared for the upcoming weeks.

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Wilton Cake Decorating Course 1 – My Journey Begins

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

When I was growing up, I did a lot of the cookie and cake baking for our large family. After I left home, my baking days were put on the back burner until I started my own family. Since I was known for my creativity, the simple iced cakes and cupcakes I had been making for years did not fit the bill. This spring, I finally signed up at my local Michaels Store for Wilton Cake Decorating Course 1. (more…)

Protect Your Tools in Transport and Storage with the Wilton Tool Organizer

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

It seems like the longer I work for Wilton, the more I like to decorate cakes! I had to start somewhere, so last year I took the Wilton Method Decorating Basics Course (Course 1) to learn the basics of cake decorating. I found myself transporting and storing my tools in plastic bags and cardboard boxes. I asked myself, do other decorators have this same problem? (more…)

New Deluxe Practice Board

Monday, April 16th, 2012

The Wilton tradition of cake decorating dates back to the late 1920’s when McKinley Wilton started to teach Pulled Sugar to European Chefs and Culinary Artists, and he in turn, learned the time honored European pastry techniques. Over time the Wilton Method of Cake Decorating was developed and the first product offered by the Wilton family was the “Encyclopedia of Cake Decorating.” (more…)

Wilton Method Course 4: Advanced Gum Paste Flowers

Friday, January 13th, 2012

It’s been an exciting year for Wilton Method™ course development. We’ve been listening to you and talking to students who have enjoyed taking our classes. We’ve heard back that you would love more advanced classes – the right next step to expanding and building upon your wonderful decorating skills. (more…)

The Wilton Method Instructor “Wall of Fame” Goes Global!

Monday, April 11th, 2011

At the heart of Wilton Class Marketing lies our network of amazing Wilton Method Instructors, and we do our best to make sure they know how much we appreciate their efforts. As a part of this appreciation, we developed the WMI Recognition Program to honor instructors for their teaching milestones. (more…)

Her Road to Success Started at The Wilton School

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

How awesome to hear from a past student from more than 40 years ago! (more…)

Behind the Scenes at The Wilton School

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Haven’t had the chance to take a class at The Wilton School? Watching this video will provide you with a behind the scenes look at what students from 96 countries and all 50 states have enjoyed. Meet Sandy Folsom, Director, as she provides a tour. (more…)

2010 WMI of the Year – It’s a 4-Peat!!

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

I am pleased to announce that the 2010 Wilton Method Instructor of the Year is none other than Stephanie De La Cerda – her fourth consecutive win! (more…)

Try Something New at The Wilton School

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

Looking to do something new and learn something different? Have you always wondered if you were naturally creative or if someone inspired you, you could be creative? The Wilton School has provided excellence in cake decorating and has inspired creativity for over 80 years. (more…)