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Pat O'Brien medals in culinary competitionMy student/customer , Pat O’Brien went from beginning fruit carver, to contest medalist, to carving for a TV show in about 8 months. I’m proud of his speedy progress and want to share his story with you. I hope that you will find some inspiration from Pat’s experience.

Customer/Student from Beginner to Contest Medalist and Now
Gets Opportunity to Carve for TV

About a year and a half ago Patrick O”Brien stumbled across my website and purchased the 3D Pumpkin continue reading…

Svetlana Partem and her 2nd prize winning fruit carving display at last year’s Heritage Days Vegetable and Fruit Carving Competition

Showcase your talent at transforming basic food into amazing pieces of art by entering a food art competition this year.

We are coming into the season for Food art contests here in the United States. Both amateurs and professionals can enter their elaborate, decorative carvings and compete for cash prizes and bragging rights.

As we’ve seen in past blogs, whether the artwork is created out of fruit, vegetables, pizza or lattes, the artistic masterpieces are often breathtaking. There are a several fruit carving competitions taking place this summer and fall in the Midwest United States. Find out more about these food art contests by reading on. continue reading…

Recently I came across these photos of incredible vegetable carvings from a Russian Vegetable Carving Competition. They so amazing that I wanted to share them with you. continue reading…

The first ever U.S. Collegiate National Championships were held at THE CARVE event at the Holland Farmer’s Market in Holland Michigan. It was all about fruit and vegetable carving. What fun it was. There was creativity flowing everywhere. In this article, you’ll see the winners and you’ll find lots of photos that may give you some ideas of your own. continue reading…

People’s Choice Division – Winner’s and Competitors

THE CARVE III at the Holland Farmer’s Market was a blast. Here are the winners and competitors of the People’s Choice division of the competition. The attendees of The Carve voted for their favorite vegetable carving arrangement. I was thrilled to be  awarded the first prize. Brandon D”Arca won the 2nd prize and Nicole Bennett took the third prize. Enjoy these photos. To see the photos larger, just click on any image below.

You can also see the carvings done by students during the U.S. Collegiate National Championships at THE CARVE III.