Course Tutors

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Aileen Ironside

Aileen has been running her own very successful cake decorating business for over fifteen years and has been tutoring with us for the past five.

As well as being vastly experienced Aileen is an Approved Teacher for the PME Professional Diploma Courses and has won numerous prestigious awards including:

British Sugarcraft Guild –

  • Best in Class Masterclass Sugar Flowers – 2015
  • Best in Class Masterclass Sugar Flowers – 2016
  • Silver Masterclass Sugar Flowers – 2017

Panel of Chefs of Ireland

  • Gold Medal Winner – 2005
  • Gold Medal Winner – 2007
  • Gold Medal Winner – 2011
  • Gold Medal Winner – 2013
  • Gold Medal Winner – 2014

Cork Sugar Craft Awards

  • Gold Medal Petal Paste
  • Gold Medal Wedding Cakes
  • Gold Medal Novelty Cakes
  • Master Class Winner 2009
  • Master Class Winner 2015
  • Best in Show 2009

Catherine Hartery

Although no longer engaged full-time in cake decorating Catherine is a highly talented confectioner and cake decorator. As well as being very experienced, Catherine is an Approved Teacher for the PME Professional Diploma Course