About URBAN CAKE REPUBLIC
Based in Croydon, we are an educational organisation teaching our students how to develop cake decorating and baking skills.
We are fully vetted teaching experts with a wealth of teaching experience, we teach you not just the technicalities of the baking and culinary arts, but also how to turn your passion or hobby into a business, if that's what you want to do. We also run kiddie classes and parties, for tomorrow's entrepreneurs, celebrity bakers and patisserie chefs in the making...
We are committed to discipline, professionalism and positive results, we firmly believe that everyone can learn and enjoy the art of cake decorating and baking.
Let's introduce ourselves
Colette E (Founder/Teacher)
A fully qualified teacher who has taught in a variety of educational institutions in Croydon, Sutton and Lewisham. Colette studied at the local Adult Education (CALAT) college where she obtained distinctions in the ABC cake decorating accreditation. In her final year, she also won an Outstanding Achievement award at the college in recognition of her work.
At the end of her studies, she was head hunted and worked for CALAT where she taught accredited and non-accredited cake courses until the closures in 2015. Colette also went on to graduate from University Centre Croydon where she completed her post grad Diploma in Education.
Colette is passionate about all things cake and has won a variety of awards at Cake International she also runs a cake business called Double-Take Cakes.
Colette was also selected to appear on BBC1 show, demonstrating how to decorate cakes. Watch a snippet of the programme below, Right on the Money.
As a teacher, Colette, over the years, has encouraged, inspired and supported students to start up their own businesses and many have been successful in setting up their cake shops/bakeries and/or cake supplies.