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Life Size Food Sculptures

Want to see some creative life size food sculptures constructed of fruits and vegetables? Since I shared Ric Testani’s life size watermelon lady in yesterday’s blog post, it seemed fitting to show a couple of other life size food sculptures from past competitions. If you are planned to participate in any competitions, these might give you […]

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The Best of the Culinary Olympics

The Culinary Olympics brings together the best chefs and culinary artists from around the world every four years. They compete over the course of several days to make impressive works of food art. You’ll see some wonderful photos of some of the magnificent competition entries at the Culinary Olympics further down this page. After posting […]

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corgi decorated cake

Truly Remarkable Sugar Art

Yet another amazing example of creative food art is sugar art. Even though we focus on fruit and vegetable carving, there are many types of remarkable edible art, such as salt art and latte art, and we love to support all forms of artistic food. Sugar artist Michelle Wibowo won first and second place at […]

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Winning Fruit Carving Photos from 2012 Culinary Olympics

The Culinary Olympics, officially known by its German name, “Internationale Kochkunst Ausstellung” or “IKA”, brings together the best chefs in the world to compete. The competition dates back to 1900 and, like the regular athletic Olympics, is held every four years. Not only does the competition include both hot and cold food but it also features […]

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Competition Winners at Solebrate Festival

The food art competition winners at Solebrate created some stunning fruit carving displays at last month’s competition. Lucky for you, we have the photos to share too! About a month ago we posted a blog about upcoming food art competitions and Solebrate Food and Music Festival held the first fruit carving event on our list […]

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Pat O'Brien medals in culinary competition

Student Pat O’Brien Medals in Culinary Competition

My 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 […]

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