B-I-Y Instructors

B-I-Y Instructors

   

Cheryl Chee, Wilton Method Instructor

Recipient oWilton Three Year Badge Award (2011)

 

Cheryl is the owner and founder of Bake It Yourself. She is a holder of Wilton Masters, Advanced Masters and Advanced Sugar Artistry  diplomas, a certified instructor for both Wilton Method of Cake Decorating and PME Professional Diploma, a member of International Cake  Exploration Societe (ICES) and British Sugarcraft Guild, and until 2014, she was also Singapore's first and only PME Instructor Trainer, accredited by  Knightsbridge PME to evaluate and train potential PME Professional Diploma Instructors. She is fervent about introducing and sharing the  excitement and wonder of cake decorating with enthusiasts and professionals alike. She believes in pushing the boundaries of cake decorating  to greater heights, and this is reflected in the products she introduces at the Store and the courses offered. She also writes in various magazines  on the many aspects of dessert decorating.

 

Kathryn Kok, Wilton Method Instructor

Recipient of Wilton Hall of Fame Award (2012), 1000 Student Milestone Award (2012), 500 Student Milestone Award (2010), 250 Student Milestone Award (2009) and Wilton Century Milestone Award (2008)

 Kathryn manages the Bake It Yourself Course Centre and is it's Head Instructor. Kathryn is a fabulous example of a person who never stops  learning. A retiree who discovered a love for cake decorating after her retirement, she has embraced this passion as enthusiastically as she  embraces life. Her motherly concern for her students, combined with her perfectionist techniques, results in close relationships with her  students, many of whom continue to keep in touch with her even after they have completed their courses. Her classes are mainly conducted in  English, but she is also fluent in Malay.

 

 Stephanie Tan, Wilton Method Instructor

 Recipient of Wilton 500 Student Milestone Award (2014), Three Year Badge Award (2013), 250 Student Milestone Award (2012), Wilton Century Milestone Award (2011)

 Childhood treats of simple yet beautifully adorned buttercream cakes on a platter at the original Polar Cafe in High Street was a highpoint for  Stephanie. Now a mom, she wants her daughter to cherish and share that nostalgic feeling of delicious and personally decorated cakes, simply  and traditionally made from home. She extends that same care and concern to her students as she shares her love of beautifully decorated and  lovingly baked cakes through her classes. Patient, conscientious and dedicated, her students have responded to her care with great affection  and fired enthusiasm for this homely yet fulfilling craft.
 
 

 

Allyson Fong, Wilton Method Instructor

 Recipient of Wilton 250 Student Milestone Award (2013), Wilton Three Year Badge Award (2012), Century Milestone Award (2011)

 As a child Allyson learnt baking from her mum. Christmas was a time when the family used to bake a lot. She loves reading culinary books  during her spare time and she has learnt a lot from her readings. A favourite amongst her friends and relatives is her sugee cake; a recipe  brought down from her grandmother. Her family however, loves her chocolate cakes!! In her spare time she like to bake or paint folk art to de-  stress. Allyson conducts lessons in English.

  

  

  Germaine TanWilton Method Instructor

 Recipient of Wilton 250 Student Milestone Award (2013), Wilton Three Year Badge Award (2012)Wilton Century Milestone Award (2010)

 Germaine's journey in cake decorating began around 2001 when she was given a recycled cake decorating book by her dad and she was  drawn into the craft when a friend made a tiered birthday cake for a mutual friend. Since then Germaine has constantly been upgrading herself  relentlessly to perfect her skills. To date, Germaine holds various certificates in baking and cake decoration.

 

  

Tricia Tjhin (TT), Wilton Method Instructor

Recipient of 500 Student Milestone Award (2013),  Wilton 250 Student Milestone Award  (2010), Three Year Badge Award (2010), Wilton Century Milestone Award (2009)

Tricia thrives on constant experimenting and practicing. Her  teaching style parallels this closely. She encourages all her students to explore different ideas and possibilities. Students past and present like  Tricia as she is encouraging and approachable. They feel totally at ease as she teaches without being imposing, guides without being  restrictive, and commands respect with her unique style. Her classes are mainly conducted in English, but she is also fluent in Mandarin.

 

 

 Angela Ang, B-I-Y Instructor, Wilton Method Instructor

Recipient of Wilton Century Milestone Award (2016)

 Angela has been mesmerized and fascinated by the world of baking and cake decorating since secondary school. She constantly upgrades her  skills and knowledge, by attaining numerous certificates in baking and cake decorating. Her passion of baking and decorating on cakes has  pushes her to consistently raise her personal standards in baking and decorating. She is always keen to share her baking and cake decorating  knowledge with her students and colleagues. 

 

 

 Nur RapikaB-I-Y Instructor, Wilton Method Instructor 

Recipient of Wilton Century Milestone Award (2016)

 Nur’s passion for culinary and baking started at a young age which led her to pursue a diploma course in Baking and Culinary Science. Having  been in BIY, Nur’s passion with cakes was further fuelled as she demonstrates a fixation on cake decorating and at the same time  experimenting with various baking techniques. She also loves to explore new designs and concepts in cake making and to further refine her  skills and techniques at the same time. Her enthusiasm for confectionery and decorating arts is contagious and she hopes to become an  inspiration to her students so they too can share the same creativity for their loved ones.

 

 

 

  Sonya Whatford, B-I-Y Instructor, Wilton Method Instructor

 Sonya has always been interested and immersed in every aspect of the cake making industry. She is very keen and passionate about all the  skills that one need to have in order to create a truly memorable occasion when it comes to baking or designing her cakes. Coming from multi  racial background, Sonya has always been surrounded by different colour, smell and tastes, when she was growing up, it's when the love for  baking grew.
 She is always trying to improve herself by reading book ,online research and attending classes herself. She believes that one should never stop  learning in order to better oneself. She also believes that her classes not only be filled with lots of knowledge, but also be relax and with be filled  with lots of fun.

 

 

  Sandy Seow, B-I-Y Instructor, Wilton Method Instructor


 Sandy’s interest in cake decorating grew after taking her first course in sugarpaste decoration and since then, she has been constantly trying to  improve her skills and knowledge through her own research as well as taking classes. It truly fascinates her that the use of certain tools and  materials, paired with the right techniques, has the ability in enabling one to create countless of beautiful cake designs. She is grateful for the  opportunity to share her knowledge with like-minded individuals and believes that through the exchange of ideas in class, she will be greatly  inspired by her students as well. 

 

   

Eunica Peck, B-I-Y Instructor, , Wilton Method Instructor

Eunica has a Diploma in Patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu, Sydney. She has trained under a celebrity chef in Australia and has worked in professional kitchens. As an instructor, she believes that everyone can bake and decorate well, as long as they have great enthusiasm and the discipline to practise consistently and develop their skills. Her teaching method reflects this belief and expectation in her students.