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Grow reach and renown. Create new culinary, baking, tabletop and edible gift products. Develop lucrative licensing opportunities. Promote positive affiliation working with an international, culinary book author and leading luxury cake designer. If you are a gourmet retailer, an academic institution, a culinary business, a special event planner or venue, please reach out.


The Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionery Art

The Wilton School carries international renown in the pastry arts and culinary industry based from the U.S. (Illinois). Wilton offers 85 years of experience in training and teaching elemental to advanced techniques to generations of cake decorators from all over the world. Julie has trained extensively at Wilton and is now a Wilton Method instructor as well as a guest instructor at the Wilton School. Julie has, on occasion, lead an international, two-week long workshop traveling together from Portugal to the U.S. She teaches on-site speaking in Portuguese and English. Her specialties range include luxury cake decorating with buttercream, royal icing, fondant, gum paste, and creation of select sugar flowers. 

Julie Deffense at USF Culinary Innovation Lab

USF Culinary Innovation Lab, Lakewood Ranch, FL
Julie Deffense, Certified Wilton Method Instructor

Since Fall of 2017, Julie has been teaching various Wilton Method courses and her own cake design workshops at the USF Culinary Innovation Lab in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Please check our Events page for upcoming dates and sessions.


Creative Contributions

A special thank you to:

Kristin Joyce, Blue Sky Creates, U.S. Brand + Digital Communications

Hugo Moura and Bruno Oliveira, Clickt Photography

Anastasia Ivanichkina, Portugal Wedding Photographer

João Branco and Luís Sanchez, Storytailors, Lisbon Couturier

Marta Ivens Ferraz, FLOW-LX, Lisbon Floral Design