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Learn more about each of our instructors and discover what trainings they are hosting at this year's Ultimate Sugar Show!

Meet Chef Blāque Shelton

Learn how to package and safely travel with competition cakes at The Ultimate Sugar Show with Chef Blāque.Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Maurice Shelton, who would late become commonly know as “Chef Blāque”, always had a passion for food and an eye for creativity. Hailing from a diverse background in retail, management and programming, Maurice began exploring his culinary passion in 2006, when he enrolled in Chicago’s Le Cordon Bleu School for Baking & Patisserie, building on the influences of his mom and grandmother.

In 2007, he decided to take his passion to the next level and started his bakery, Black Rose Pastries! A skilled baker and sugar artist, Chef Blāque, has traveled the world teaching and training, showcasing his award winning signature style - in over 42 states and 4 countries - blending realism and modern techniques to create show stopping masterpieces. Continue reading...


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