Founder of Little Venice Cake Company Mich Turner is a qualified Food Scientist and has over 25 years experience in the industry.
She is described as ‘Queen of Couture Cakes’ thanks to her multi-award-winning designs and A-list clientele. Among her many accolades, Mich has been named as Harper’s Bazaar & CHANEL Entrepreneur, and her company recognised as a Walpole Luxury Brands of Tomorrow.
A successful writer and author of six internationally bestselling books.
As well as live demonstrations Mich hosts awards and is an accomplished speaker on business and entrepreneurship, creativity and what drives her own inspiration as well as a light-hearted insight into the world of celebrities through their cakes.
In 2010, Mich received an MBE for her services to the catering industry.
Mich Turner originally trained as a professional Food Scientist and was Patisserie Buyer at Harvey Nichols before founding her hugely successful Little Venice Cake Company in 1999, creating a brand that she continues to develop today.
Achieving worldwide recognition for her stunning creations Mich has made over 10,000 bespoke cakes including those for Her Majesty The Queen, Pierce Brosnan, David Beckham, Sir Paul McCartney, Simon Cowell, Gordon Ramsay and Madonna.
Considered an authority on the subject of cake baking and decoration, Mich regularly hosts master classes as well as creating cakes for luxury and premium brands.
She was presented as a Life Member of Scottish Association of Master Bakers in 2016 and is recognised as a SatinIce Artist of Excellence.
In addition to hosting live cake demonstrations, Mich judges competitions internationally and is a consultant to a number of key businesses both in the UK and overseas.
She makes frequent TV and radio appearances, as a judge on the hugely successful ITV1 series of Britain’s Best Bakery and most recently BBC Saturday Kitchen and Steve Wright in the Afternoon Show on BBC Radio 2.
She is a successful writer and author of six bestselling books including the brand new “Have Your Cake and Eat It”; Nutritious, Delicious Recipes for Healthier Everyday Baking.
Mich continues to be a brand ambassador for Create and Craft and this autumn the first Mich Turner Collection of Afternoon Tea Fine Bone China in association with William Edwards launches exclusively with Fortnum and Mason.
As you’d expect, Mich can talk around a number of subjects including, celebrity anecdotes, Women in business, cookery science, creativity and inspiration.
Her latest talk is around the environment.
Climate change is a hot topic impacting all our lives. But how many people know in the UK we currently throw away 10 million tonnes of food every year – equivalent to 156Kg per person. Valued at £20 billion FOOD WASTE generates over 25 million tonnes of harmful greenhouse gases – equivalent to that generated by 4.4 million cars on the road for a year.