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IDDBA’s 23rd Annual Cake Decorating Challenge Winner Announced

6/12/2018
New Orleans, LA - The winner of the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association’s (IDDBA) 23rd Annual Cake Decorating Challenge is Lindsay Anderson — Lunds & Byerlys, Minneapolis, MN. The competition was part of IDDBA 18 which took place in New Orleans, LA from June 10-12. During the live three-day competition, the contestants filled an eight-foot bakery case with cakes, two custom “300th Anniversary of New Orleans” themed cakes, and lastly, a tiered wedding cake.

The second-place winner is: Natasha Damm — Garden Home Market Place, Portland, OR

The third-place winner is: Randy Stratton — Dillons, Wichita, KS

The 2018 Cake Decorating Judges were Dawn Sweezey, Rich Products Corporation, and Dustin Humpherys, Weston Foods. 

Each day of the show, attendees voted for their favorite decorator. The winners of the People’s Choice Awards are:
Sunday: Randy Stratton
Monday: Lindsay Anderson
Tuesday: Natasha Damm

Congratulations to our three contestants who executed such an exciting event and thanks to our judges for their participation. Special thanks to John Gardner and Tina Steichen of DecoPac for their support and assistance with the competition.