Could you ever imagine creating a 3D Elvis Presley cake? Meet Planet Cake's Pocket Rocket Ritzy - she's done exactly that!
Name: Ritsuko Sato (Ritzy)
Job title: Cake decorator
How long have you been working at Planet Cake? 5 years
What’s the best thing about your job?To contribute to clients special occasions and make them memorable.
What qualities/skills/training do you think are needed to be a successful cake decorator/designer?You need to be creative, very enthusiastic, ambitious, focused, people skills, designing skills and baking/pastry making skills.
What’s the most challenging cake you’ve had to make/design?A standing up 3D Elvis Presley, it was almost life sized.
What’s been the most outrageous/ridiculous request?A 3D spoon cake.
Any disasters?When I was airbrushing a big NIVEA cake, I dropped the cake but luckily I saved it. The cake had a big dent and the cake delivery guy was waiting. I quickly fixed the dent and it was all ok.
What’s your favourite type of cake to make/design? 3D cakes, cute, stylish, modern cakes.
What’s your favourite type of cake to eat?Something not too heavy, light and fluffy cakes, like tiramisu.