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Winners of Baking and Pastry Arts Students' Gingerbread House Competition Announced

Dec. 16,. 2016

Forty-one elaborate and fanciful gingerbread houses created by students from the baking and pastry arts associate degree program and the baking production diploma program at Milwaukee Area Technical College were on display Dec. 2-15 at the Milwaukee Public Market, The public was encouraged to view and bid on the houses. Proceeds from silent auctions for each house will be used to offer scholarships to students in baking programs through the MATC Foundation, Inc.

Industry professionals judged the houses for design and quality. Visitors also voted for the “people’s choice” scholarship winner. Scholarship awards were presented to the winners of the competition at a ceremony Dec.15. The Wisconsin Bakers Association provided $1,500 in prizes as well as medals for the winners.

Here is a list of the winners:

1st Place
#47 - Adrielle Szerbat

2nd Place
#43 - Ana Silva

3rd Place
#42 - Amanda Richardson

People's Choice
#44 - Noga Salomon

Honorable Mentions:
#14 - Mai Chao Yang
#44 - Noga Salomon
#27 - Jamee Hueschen
#25 - Maria Hernandez
#50 - Mackenzie Thomas
#35 - Karina Lopez
#39 - McKenzie Miller
#10 - Lauretta Archibald
#41 - Hao Nguyen
#36 - Kaitlyn McKnight and Kenya Martinez