Karen Keaney is the founder and owner of Roses and Bows Cakery. With a background in art, and an accomplished baker, Karen is an international award winning cake designer. She is also a proud member of the Panel of Chefs of Ireland and the Northwest Culinary Team. Known for her airbrushing skills
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About Karen Keaney
Karen Keaney is the founder and owner of Roses and Bows Cakery. With a background in art, and an accomplished baker, Karen is an international award winning cake designer. She is also a proud member of the Panel of Chefs of Ireland and the Northwest Culinary Team. Known for her airbrushing skills, sculpted cakes and her unique approach to cake design, Karen was awarded Gold, Best in Class and Best in Show at the Dublin Sugarcraft Guild Exhibition in 2014. Her design for a wedding cake won a Gold medal at the prestigious Salon Culinaire at Hotelympia in London in 2014. In November 2014 Karen entered Cake International in Birmingham, boasting the world's largest display of competition pieces with over 1000 entries and came away with another Gold for her entry.
Karen started 2015 off on a winning note with another gold medal at Cake International in Manchester. Back in February Karen entered the Chef Ireland Competition, hosted by The Panel Of Chefs of Ireland and came away with a Gold with Honors - the highest mark in the entire competition and went on to win the title of Senior Chef of the Year 2015.
Throughout the year, she contributes to the Cake Craft and Decoration magazine and has been featured many times in Cake Masters magazine along with many other online publications. Karen has also had work published in the American Out of Step Books limited edition art book 'Excavate'.
Karen is a regular guest tutor at Pretty Witty Cakes online sugar craft school, Paul Bradford online sugar craft school and also teaches live classes at sugarcraft schools all over Ireland and across the UK, as well as mainland Europe.