He was a double gold medal winner at the World Culinary Olympics held in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1976.
He is the author of several instruction and pattern books on cake decorating.
He has written many articles for trade magazines dealing with the cake decorating and bakery field including Bakery Production and Marketing and American Cake Decorating.
He has been teaching professional cake decorating since 1975.
He has taught at the Culinary Institute of American in Hyde Park, New York, as well as many other prestigious institutions.
He has been a featured demonstrator at national Retailer's Bakery Association Conventions, the international cake decorators' conventions of the International Cake Exploration Society, and the 1991 Australian National Convention.
He has been featured on several instructional videotapes produced for The Retailer's Bakery Association as well as videos produced for the decorating public.
He has appeared on national television several times on such programs as "To Tell the Truth" and "You Asked for It" and has been the subject of numerous newspaper and magazine articles throughout the country.
He has created many life-sized cake sculptures for and/or of famous personalities such as Cher, Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Wayne Gretzky, Colonel Sanders, Princess Diana, and others.
In 1992, Roland A. Winbeckler was inducted into the International Cake Exploration Society's (ICES) Cake Decorator's Hall of Fame.
This is not a book this is a brochure, or a magazine my wife was not happy with this product.Published 2 months ago by William Chavez
It looks like a self published book. It is not even a book, but a pamphlet. The pictures are dark and the wording is boring. Cheaply done.Published 6 months ago by Cecile Bass
I definitely recommend this book, it may be small but very helpful step by step directions. I wish I had this book years ago. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Luv2Create
Roland Winbeckler produces some really fine work, but I discovered that I am not really in to buttercream as much as I am the fondant and gumpaste, painting, etc.... Read morePublished 11 months ago by NikkisMom1990
Love Roland Winbeckler's buttercream advice and examples. So much wisdom in this small book. I appreciated the details of descriptions and the photographs for each cake.Published 12 months ago by Kathleen Loflin
Great ideas for different types of decorating cakes. You should know the basics of decorating before you try this book.Published 15 months ago by Joann
It was pricey, but it gave good information that I can use for different occasions. I see lots of new stuff that I am interested in learning.Published 17 months ago by Sonya C.
I really like this book. I have used a few of the ideas in the book. The book came when it was promised and was in nice conditionPublished 19 months ago by Valerie Carpenter
I thought this book was great. I have taken a decorating class which included some of Winbeckler's flowers. This book expands on that class. Read morePublished on September 22, 2009 by Jeanie