Sidney Galpern is the owner of SimiCakes.com, an accomplished Sugar Artist, Certified Professional Chocolatier, International Instructor and one of 18 chosen to be on the International Cake Designers of Excellence Team for the International Federation of Pastry Gelato & Chocolate in Milan, Italy. She is the creator and manufacturer of Simi Isomalt and Silicone Molds. Sidney opened her bakery and began teaching 10 years ago in Melbourne, FL. She was honored to be chosen for the role of the Desert Professional for ABC TV’s Extreme Home Makeover, film for Galileo TV in Germany and various news outlets across the country. She was also chosen for the Sweet Life Hall of Fame Award and the Libby Desousa award for Outstanding Service in the Sugar Industry. She travels extensively, teaching and demonstrating her love of sugar all around the world.