Achievements

  • Winner the 2016 Australia Day Highfields Citizen of the Year
  • ABIA State Winner 2012, State Runner-up 2013, 2014, 2015; Top Three 2013; Finalists 2007-2011 (Australian Bridal Industry Academy)
  • ABIA National Awards 2016 Runner-up; 2010, 2012, 2013 Top Three; 2011, 2015 Top Five
  • Voted in Australia’s top 5 national 2010 Australian Bridal Industry Awards 2010, 2011
  • Business Finalist (Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce 2010 business awards)
  • Featured in Australian Baking Business Magazine August 2012; the British Sugarcraft Guild, The Chronicle, The Highfields Herald, Downs Highlife, Western Downs Magazine and regional and rural newspapers
  • Regular presenter Highfields & District Business Connections and mentor to various local small businesses
  • Wedding cake feature writer Your Queensland Wedding magazine 2009-2016
  • Attended the British Sugar Guild International Skill School 2004, 2008, 2012; the Birmingham and London NEC International Expos 2004, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2015
  • Sponsor new contemporary cake decorating categories for the Brisbane Ekka, the Toowoomba Royal Show, the rural Pittsworth, Crows Nest and Goombungee shows
  • Coordinator – national, UK, European cake decorating tours (2008, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017)