Friday, July 3, 2009

Art Institute of Tampa creates Cirque du Soleil cake

The Culinary Institute of The Art Institute of Tampa joined Cirque du Soleil's celebration of its 5,000th performance of Saltimbanco, according to an article in the Tampa Bay Business Journal.

Chef Ricardo Castro, culinary department director, and chef Les Eckert, a faculty member in the department, supervised the creation of the Saltimbanco cake, which was made by students Sandra Caraballo, Nicole Wong, Mario Torres, Maria Liliana Vanegas and Giovanna Smith.
Students from The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of Tampa wheel out the cake.
(photo credit: Kathleen Cabble/Tampa Bay Business Journal)