Sidney Galpern is a Certified Professional Chocolatier, Cake Designer, Sugar Artist, International Instructor, owner of Simi Cakes & Confections, creator of Simi Isomalt & a chosen member of the International Cake Designers of Excellence Team FIPGC with the International Federation of Pastry, Gelato, and Chocolate based in Italy and a FIPGC USA Representative.
She is the host of the online TV Show, “Will Travel for Sweets” produced by the Property Brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott. As well as a member of the Icing Images Design Team and Team Sugar Art. She graduated with honors from the prestigious Ecole Chocolat School of the Chocolate Arts and has the distinction as the youngest student to ever complete the program. She trained with top sugar artists and chefs in New York City, London, Orlando, & West Palm Beach.
Sidney was honored in 2017 with the Sweet Life Hall of Fame Award. Her company was chosen as the dessert professional for the TV Show ABC Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Space Coast. Sidney teaches and demonstrates sugar & cake decorating to professionals and amateurs worldwide for the last 12+ years, along with judging and sponsoring cake shows.
She designs and manufactures her own line of sugar art tools, manufactures her own brand of isomalt, Simi Isomalt, as well as writing articles published in American Cake Decorating Magazine, Edible Artists Network Magazine, Cake Masters Magazine, CakeFu.com, and featured instructor on SugarEd Productions Online School, About.com, in the Florida Today Newspaper, Today in Brevard Television Show, German GalileoTV, Biloxi WLOX News, San Antonio Today, the ICES Magazine, and as a CakeFu Master Trainer. Sidney’s bakery and manufacturing facility, Simi Cakes & Confections (Pronounced See-Me) is located in Melbourne, Fl.