Meet the Team: Emma Samia

What to know what goes on in the Planet Cake kitchen? Take a look at our Q&A with Kitchen Operations Manager and the Queen of Admin and Efficiency, Emma Samia.

Name: Emma Samia

Job title: Kitchen Operations Manager

How long have you been working at Planet Cake? 16 months

What’s the best thing about your job? Watching and learning from the most amazing cake decorations in the world.

What qualities/skills/training do you think are needed to be a successful cake decorator/designer? An eye for detail, creativity, organisation and efficiency - plus speed!

What’s the most challenging cake you’ve had to make/design? A three tiered and piped wedding cake with loads of sugar flowers.

What’s been the most outrageous/ridiculous request? Requests for cake orders to be completed for the next day.

Any disasters? Water damage from a leaking air conditioner spoiled a whole cake once and we had to re-do the whole thing!

What’s your favourite type of cake to make/design? Wedding cakes – simply beautiful.

What’s your favourite type of cake to eat? Chocolate cake – satisfies a 3 pm craving every time.

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