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.
I love Figure piping with buttercream. It can be used on cakes or giant cookies. I used the horse figure for the Derby. Easy Instructions. Good results.Published on May 24, 2013 by Melea Carol Martin
This book is very small (34 pgs). Like several other reviewers have noted, don't expect anything more than what you see on the cover. Read morePublished on January 18, 2013 by Will's Mama
Not as elaborate at modeling with fondant but fondant really isn't all that tasty. The instructions are clear but maybe not for beginners. Read morePublished on December 7, 2012 by Amazon Customer
This book was like those "How To Draw Cartoon" books that you'd buy at a grocery store. The instructions are basic pictures and some text and the end result is that you get what is... Read morePublished on September 14, 2011 by IndeedPanda
The book is excellent and the tutorials are easy to follow. It is more of a pamphlet than a book though.Published on March 10, 2011 by Sew Perfect
So many cake decorating books require lots and lots of special equipment to look right-- all you need for this book is frosting and piping bags. Read morePublished on February 7, 2011 by Stanley Barriger