Sidney Galpern is a Certified Professional Chocolatier, award winning Cake Designer and Sugar Artist, FIPGC Accredited International Instructor, owner of Simi Cakes & Confections, creator of Simi Pre-Cooked Crystal Clear Isomalt, a chosen member of the International Cake Designers of Excellence Team FIPGC with the International Federation of Pastry, Gelato, and Chocolate based in Milan, Italy, and a FIPGC USA Representative.
She is host of “Sidney’s Sweet Adventures” on CakeFlix TV, winner of Cooking Channel’s Freak Show Cakes Flame Show with sugar artist Holly Broussard, past host of online TV Show, “Will Travel for Sweets” produced by the Property Brothers, Jonathan and Drew Scott, as well as a member of the Icing Images Design Team and Team Sugar Art.
Sidney graduated with honors from the prestigious Ecole Chocolat School of the Chocolate Arts. She trained with top sugar artists and chefs in New York City, London, Tokyo, Orlando, & West Palm Beach. Sidney was honored in 2017 with the Sweet Life Hall of Fame Award and 2018 with the Libby DeSousa award for outstanding service to the Florida ICES. Her company was chosen as the dessert professional for the TV Show ABC Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Space Coast. Sidney teaches and demonstrates sugar & cake decorating to professionals and amateurs worldwide for the last 14+ years, along with judging and sponsoring cake shows.
Sidney designs and manufactures her own line of sugar art tools, manufactures her own brand of isomalt, Simi Isomalt, as well as writing articles published in American Cake Decorating Magazine, Edible Artists Network Magazine, Cake Masters Magazine, CakeFu.com, and featured instructor on SugarEd Productions Online School, About.com, in the Florida Today Newspaper, Today in Brevard Television Show, German GalileoTV, Biloxi WLOX News, San Antonio Today, the ICES Magazine, and as a CakeFu Master Trainer. Sidney’s bakery and manufacturing facility, Simi Cakes & Confections (Pronounced See-Me) is located in Melbourne, Fl.