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Awards & Recognitions

Shanika Clement wins GOLD at the Cake International Competition

Shanika Clement wins GOLD in Wedding Cake Structures category at the CAKE INTERNATIONAL competition hosted by International Craft & Hobby Fair Ltd. (ICHF) in UK.



Shanika Clement wins the Wilton 250 Club Award!  2013

"The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires." ~William Arthur Ward

It is with pride that we show off yet ANOTHER great milestone of our school. Shanika Clement, the youngest authorized Wilton method Instructor in Sri Lanka, is awarded the WILTON 250 CLUB Award.


PME Professional Diploma International Highest Number of Masters Students 2011 & 2012.

The wall of honor at Knightsbridge PME UK.Stating the winners of the prestigious award year on year.


The award winning cake by Dinusha, in 2011, is featured in popular cake decorating magazines in USA and Australia.

One of the award winning cakes by Dinusha Wijeyakulasuriya, director and instructor of R L Clement Cake Decorating School, was featured in the following famous cake decorating magazines:
 

American Cake Decorating
Issue: March/April 2011
Pages: 16-18
Australian Sugar Craft
Issue: Volume 22, Issue 3, 2011
Pages: 28
Easy Food & Health Guide
Issue: Volume 1, Issue 1, 2011
Pages: 24-25

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“Queencity Cake Competition,” Cincinnati, OH, USA

Dinusha Wijeyakulasuriya, director and instructor of R L Clement Cake Decorating School, won “Best in the Show,” “Best in Professional Wedding Cake category,” “Gold in Professional Wedding Cake category,” and “1st in Professional Wedding Cake category” at the “Queencity Cake Competition,” Cincinnati, OH, USA in March, 2011.
 

 


Midwest American Culinary Federation (ACF) Competition at OH, USA

Dinusha Wijeyakulasuriya, director and instructor of R L Clement Cake Decorating School, won a Gold medal in Wedding Cakes category and Silver medal in Anniversary Cakes category at the Midwest American Culinary Federation (ACF) Competition at OH, USA in April 2011.
 


“The Art of the Cake” Competition, OH, USA, January 2011

Dinusha Wijeyakulasuriya, director and instructor of R L Clement Cake Decorating School, won first place (in wedding cake category) at the recent “The Art of the Cake” competition at Middleburg Heights, OH, USA. The theme of the wedding cake competition was “Men’s Ties/ Neckwear.” Her cake was highly appreciated and commended by everyone.


The Award winning cake is currently displayed at the International Culinary School, in the Art Institute of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.


Shanika Clement wins the Wilton 100 Club Award! 2010

Shanika Clement received the International Wilton Method Instructor (WMI) Recognition Award for teaching Wilton Courses for more than 100 students. She is the first to get this award in Sri Lanka so far.


KPME Teachers Seminar – Chicago, USA, September 2009

R L Clement and Shanika Clement from R L Clement Cake Decorating School participated in the PME teachers’ seminar and were certified to teach the PME Professional Diploma in Cake Decorating in Sri Lanka. R L Clement Cake Decorating School is the only institute, authorized and accredited to offer this course in Sri Lanka, currently.
 

Participants of the PME Teachers seminar, at Chicago, IL, USA (2009)

 

R L Clement & Shanika Clement
with Pat Trunkfield (far right),
PR Marketing Manager & Head of
School of Cake Decorating,
Knightsbridge PME Ltd

 


The Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show, OK, USA, October 2006

Mr. R L Clement won an award for his cake at the famous “Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show” in 2006. The theme was “Wedding Cakes around the World” and Mr. Clement’s cake which included a lot of traditional Sri Lankan symbolisms (Lotus flowers, Filled pot (“Pun Kalasa”), Paddy, Coconut flowers, and Temple flowers) was highly commended for its originality and expert designs. On the same event, Ms. Shanika Clement, daughter of R L Clement won the 1st prize, best of the division both awards for the same cake.
 

 


A Rare & Unique Display of Sugar Artistry

The world renowned sugar craft designer, R.L.Clement, celebrated his 25th wedding anniversary in 2008 in Sri Lanka. Proving his passion to sugar craft and his unmatched ability in extrinsic designs, he made all the decorations for the function out of sugar paste. These include guest invitations, church décor, hotel décor, table top décor and even the head dress for his wife. The theme of the celebration was bells and every single decoration was made to resemble this theme. (Read the full Story)

Read the articles on this unique celebration featured in the Australian Sugar Craft magazine (Volume 20, No.4, June 2009), published by the Australian National Cake Decorator's Association Inc.

 

 

International Awards & Recognition
 

Mr. R L Clement receives “Best in the Show Award” at the British Sugar Craft Guild (1996).

 

Mr. R L Clement was given a table of honor for his creations at the British Sugar Craft exhibition (2004).

Mr. R L Clement winning Gold Award at the British Sugar Craft exhibition (2004).

 

Dinusha Wijeyakulasuriya, Director & Instructor, R L Clement Cake Decorating School winning the Bronze medal in the Master Class at the British Sugar Craft exhibition (2004).

Mr. R L Clement with Dr. Yukio Hattori  (president of the Hattori Nutrition College, and Iron Chef Commentator) at the Sugar Craft Grand Prix Competition in Japan (2000).

 

Mr. R L Clement winning the Grand Prix Award in the Sugar Craft Grand Prix Competition in Japan (2000).

See the featured article on this published in a Japanese Magazine (in Japanese) 

Dinusha Wijeyakulasuriya at Sugar Craft Grand Prix Competition in Japan (2002).

 

Shanika Clement, Director & Instructor of R L Clement Cake Decorating School, participating in the Wilton Masters Course at Wilton School of Cake Decorating, Darien, IL, USA (2006).

 

 
 
 


  
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