Guest Instructors

Jean A. Schapowal from Cakes with Character, is an award winning cake artist based in Long Island, New York. She has been creating cakes for over 15 years. Having been a cartooning and illustration major in art school, Jean brings her cartoony, pop, comic book style to her cake creations. Jean competes regularly in cake shows across the country, placing with many of her entries and contributes to many online cake collaborations. Jean was also a finalist for a Cake Masters award for best collaboration and has appeared on numerous TV cake challenges such as The Food Network.  She loves to create fun and engaging pieces, cakes that “pop”. When people see one of her creations, they can say, “oh that’s a Jean cake!”