Brand new podcast dedicated to cake and cookie decorating with special guest interviews
for Custom or Corporate Cookies and Cupcakes!
Lena (pronounced LAYNA) has been cake decorating for thirteen years and in this time has learned from and worked alongside some of the country's best.
Savvy Cakes has grown substantially during this time with photoshoots, bridal exhibition appearances, pop-up shops and ongoing collaborations with other sugar artists, event stylists and photographers. Her work has been published in magazines like Confetti Fair and Complete Wedding Sydney. Her list of corporate clients includes Big W, Harvey Norman and Penrith City Council
In addition to running Savvy Cakes Sydney, Lena also works as part of the Events team within the Australian Cake Decorating Network, helping to put together networking events for members Australia wide which initiates and maintains friendships within the vast network of cake and cookie decorators, bakers and teachers.
From 2020, Lena has been teaching online Masterclasses for budding cake decorators through the Australian Cake Decorating Network and continues to teach by appointment from her studio while producing her custom creations.
Lena was nominated for a Cake Decorating and Baking Industry's "Jo McIntosh CAKE MATE" award for the second time in 2020 and took out the award. She also played DJ for the online award show!
Lena was nominated for this award again in 2021 along with other nominations for Best Teacher, Best Business Adaptation and Best Cupcake.
Lena was a nominee for BEST TEACHER in the Australian Cake Decorating Network's annual Cake Industry Awards in 2019 and was a nominee and finalist in the CAKE MATE category.
In 2016 Lena developed a cookie recipe for Dr Oetker Baking Australia New Zealand along with picture tutorials that are currently published on their website.
Teaching and sharing her skills with others is a favourite for Lena. She has taught cake and cookie decorating at the several Cake Bake & Sweets Shows in both Sydney and Melbourne.
2022 will see Lena leave the regular custom cake order behind to focus on teaching cake decorating both online and in person, while still offering cupcakes and cookies via her online store.
Phone: 0410 135 865