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"Your Take On Cake" Decorating Contest

2005 Winners

Congratulations to Grace Koizumi who was chosen from more than 2,000 entries! Her winning cake, "Happy Chinese New Year" was a unique creation featuring items from a traditional celebration including a bamboo basket with steamed buns and bamboo plants — all edible! As the grand prize winner, Grace will receive a $5,000 cash prize and a trip to attend the internationally-renowned, two-week Masters Course at The Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionery Arts in Darien, Ill.

Grand Prize Winner

Grand Prize Winner
Grace Kiozumi

Chicago, IL
Cake Title: Happy Chinese New Year


“Your Take on Cake” Decorating Contest: Winners for All Occasions…

Other Category

WINNER: Lynne Markiewicz
Jackson, MI
Cake Title: Pampered Cats

RUNNER UP: Becky Rink
Avon, OH
Cake Title: Frog Prince

Honorable Mention: Name Withheld
Chewelah, WA
Cake Title: Granpa's Creel

Honorable Mention: Ruth A. Kislin
Wadsworth, OH
Cake Title: Fr. Joe's 25th Anniversary Cake

Honorable Mention: Amanda Kingston
South Jordan, UT
Cake Title: Beary Special

Honorable Mention: David Murphy
Gahanna, OH
Cake Title: A Quiet Evening at Home

Adult Birthdays Category

WINNER: Anthony D. Wright
Columbus, OH
Cake Title: Vissi D'Arte

RUNNER UP: Keri Mckay
Fairfield, CT
Cake Title: Sweet Sushi

Honorable Mention: Maria Carolina Pedrique
Houston, TX
Cake Title: Tired!

Honorable Mention: Kim High
Harrisonburg, VA
Cake Title: Garden Pagoda

Honorable Mention: Julie Van Alstine
Sheboygan, WI
Cake Title: Granny's Memories

Honorable: Michael Kinjerski
Waukesha, WI
Cake Title: 3 Dimesion Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Car

Baby/Wedding Showers Category

WINNER: Renee M. Davis
Littleton, CO
Cake Title: Her Big Day

RUNNER UP: Julie Manning
Winter Springs, FL
Cake Title: Look Who Popped Up!

Honorable Mention: Verna Hickman
Fruitland, NM
Cake Title: Here Comes The Bride

Honorable: Tracy Dods
Girdletree, MD
Cake Title: Lighthouse Cake

Honorable Mention: Sherilyn H. Johnson
Marietta, GA
Cake Title: Ring out the News

Honorable: Cheryl Dalisay
Batavia, IL
Cake Title: Everything Baby Needs

Weddings Category

WINNER: Joanne Campbell
Woburn, MA
Cake Title: Wedding Garden Fountain

RUNNER UP: Hattie M. Lambert
Richmond, VA
Cake Title: Diana

Honorable Mention: Mary A. Hoppe
Lake Wood, WI
Cake Title: A Chocolate Armadillo

Honorable: Tracey Nusbaum
Cody, WY
Cake Title: Floral Butterfly Abundance

Honorable Mention: Linda Malek-Tibensky
Darien, IL
Cake Title: Winter World of Love

Honorable: Joyce Chowenhill
Stuyvesant, NY
Cake Title: Roses in Bloom

Kids Birthday

WINNER: Francis Shober Jr.
Hollywood, FL
Cake Title: Harry Potter At Hogwart's

RUNNER UP: Sarah Orr
Pearland, TX
Cake Title: Mushroom Fairy

Honorable Mention: Maria Theros
Wabasha, MN
Cake Title: Cowboy Small Rides Again

Honorable: Erin Good
Indianapolis, IN
Cake Title: May The 4th Be With You

Honorable Mention: Janis Luzzo
Dixon, CA
Cake Title: Connor's Dragon

Honorable: Heather Haynes
Clarksville, IN
Cake Title: A Mad Tea Party