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American Culinary Federation Competitions and Events

If you are looking to participate in a friendly carving competitions, check your your local chapter of the American Culinary Federation. The American Culinary Federation (ACF) offers opportunities to socialize and learn along side chefs in your local area. They have competitions that include fruit and vegetable carving divisions. You can visit the American Culinary Federation […]

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Watermelon Carving Cindy

Watermelon Carvings Steal the Show

My student/customer Cindy Rozich, recently shared with me a few photos of the gorgeous watermelon carvings that she created and donated to a local high school theater production of Tarzan. The three carvings were on display in the lobby throughout the show’s five performances, including a dinner theater with an audience of over 3,000 people. […]

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Scott Wade Mona Lisa Dirty Car Art

Dirty Car Art

You may wonder what Dirty Car Art has to do with fruit and vegetable carving and the answer is, well, not much. But we love all forms of art (sugar art, latte art and more) and the dirty car art by Scott Wade is definitely an impressive form of art. Scott lives down a 1.5-mile-long […]

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Quitting

What does quitting have to do with fruit carving? Nothing. Except that yesterday I sent out an April Fools email to my members saying that I quit. Have you ever wanted to quit your job? Then you might get a smile from this video that Marina Shifrin made to tell her boss that she quit. […]

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snow sculpture breckenridge team

Breckenridge International Snow Sculpture Championships

For 24 years, Breckenridge, Colorado has been the home of the Budweiser International Snow Sculpture Championships. Held January 21-February 4, this event draws snow sculpting teams from around the world as well as many visitors who simply want to view their impressive work. This year featured 16 four-person teams from Catalunya (Spain), Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, […]

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carved tea set with watermelon cake

Pretty Tea Set Carvings of Fruits and Vegetables

There are so many creative ways to carve fruits and vegetables, such as these beautiful tea set carvings. It’s amazing how a simple piece of fruit can be transformed into an incredible work of art. I’ve received photos of tea set carvings from several customers and fellow carvers and thought I’d compile them all in […]

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