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Orange County Cake Poppers Meet-Up

Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PST)

Orange County Cake Poppers Meet-Up

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Single Attendee Registration Sold Out Ended $50.00 $3.74

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All tickets are sold out. Please sign up for the Waitlist above.


Registration is open to cake pop makers only. See criteria below. 

This event is being organized by Kim of KC Bakes, along with Adri of, Ella of Lollicakes by Ella and Nicole of Bella's Bakery & Bowtique. 

Come join us at Doug's Downtown Grill for a day of fun, friendship and discussion, as well as ideas and issues relevant to us all in the cake pop community. 


Event Agenda

  • Mix & Mingle, then Lunch
  • Photography Tips & Tricks, a presentation by Karyn (Pint Sized Baker)
  • Social Media Do's & Don'ts, a presentation by Kim (KC Bakes)
  • Open forum with Cake Pop Experts Discussion Panel (listed below)
  • Raffle Prizes
  • Book signing with kCreative for her new cake pop book, Pop Art!

Panel Members:

Karyn Granrud is the photographer, recipe developer and author at & Her work has been featured in HuffPost Taste, Simply Create, FoodGawker, TasteSpotting, Yummly and Go Bold with Butter. Karyn will also be giving a presentation on Photography Tips & Tricks! FB: Pint Sized Baker, Dieters Downfall IG: @Pint Sized Baker

Kris Galicia Brown is the cake pop maker and photographer at GoodsbyKCreative.comHer work has been featured by Hostess With The Mostess, Wedding ChicksFoodista, Trend Hunter, TV KUSI San Diego & more. Kris' first book, Pop Art, debuts in November. FB: kCreative IG: @kcreative

Angie Perez is the talented baker behind O Pops by Angie. Angie started making cake pops 3.5 years ago; her amazing creations became so popular that she was able to quit her job to make cake pops full time. FB: O Pops by Angie IG: @opopsbyangie 

Pam Genio-Bates is the sole cake baller at Cake Ball Love & is best known for her cake ball cakes and ruffle cake pops. Her work has been featured on Hostess with the Mostess, Style Me Pretty, 100 Layer Cake, Wedding Chicks and Exquisite Weddings Magazine. She recently has decided to focus on hairstyling, and is working on turning Cake Ball Love into a blog. FB: Cake Ball Love IG: @cakeballlove

Yuki Underwood is the cake pop maker and instructor behind Creative Edibles by YukiKnown for her incredible chocolate pipking skills, Yuki travels throughout the U.S. and abroad teaching cake pop classes from beginner to intermediate. FB: Creative Edibles by Yuki IG: @creativeediblesbyyuki



Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis. Registration will open on Monday, September 9th at 2:00pm EST / 11:00am PST.


Criteria for Attendees

Due to a limited number of tickets available, OCCPMU entry preference will be given to California residentes and experienced cake poppers. Tickets are limited to 1 person per baking company. Guests are not permitted unless expressly approved by organizer. 



$50 per person - the OCCPMU ticket price includes:

  • Admission for attendee to OCCPMU
  • Lunch
  • Discussion panel with well-known cake poppers
  • Swag bag for each attendee
  • Raffle prizes
  • Cake pop chatter & more!



Tickets are non-transferable and subject to a processing fee.

We will be unable to offer any refunds after October 11, 2013 (no exceptions).


Waiting List

If tickets sell out, a waiting list will automatically be started. If there are any cancellations, we will contact those on the waiting list in the order in which they signed up. 


About the Planning Committee

Kim Celano is a baker, blogger and founder of KC Bakes. As a cake pop enthusiast, her blog is dedicated to cake pop tutorials, featuring other cake pop makers and providing a place to connect the cake pop community. KC Bakes cake pop stands have been used by Bakerella on her blog, purchased by restaurants, featured on numerous websites and have been shipped all over the world – US, Canada, Europe, Australia, and most recently, Dubai. Kim lives in New Jersey with her husband, Mike, and their crazy cat, Grizzy.  FB: Cake Pop Stands by KC Bakes   IG: @kcbakes


Adrienne Pioquinto is a work-at-home mom during the day and a cake pop artist at night. It wasn't until her day-to-day routine yearned for a creative outlet (and going through tough financial times) that she found her niche in the cake pop industry with maskipops by adri. Adri's work has been featured on Amy Atlas, Hostess with the Mostess & Kara's Party Ideas with events by Whimsically Detailed, Banner Events & Ellen Bessette Events. Her bling sticks are available on her Etsy shop as well as Sprinkles N Stuff Decorating Supplies in Torrance. Adri lives in California with her husband, Chris, daughter, Ava, and twin daughters, Olivia and Hannah.  FB:   IG: @adri_p


Ella Vincelette is a stay-at-home mom and has been a full-time cake popper for the last four years; she hates to bake but loves to decorate. Ella has slowly been transitioning to making silicone molds full-time, for her business, Lollicakes by Ella. Ella’s molds, which are specially sized for cake pops, are carried by Sprinkles N Stuff and Kake Kreations, and sold on her Facebook page. Ella lives in California with her husband, Jay, son, Ehren, and daughter, Eleah.  FB: Lollicakes by Ella   IG: @lollicakesbyella


Nicole Ambata is a former account coordinator, SAH Mom & Wife, Baker and Bow maker. She made her first cake pop 2 years ago August and has been in love with them ever since. Nicole is currently in two Fall issue magazines (Occasions Magazine & Everyday Party Magazine), had a party featured on Kara's Party Ideas, and has worked with many event stylists including Banner Events, Capes & Crowns, DolceBliss and Laura's Little Party. Nicole lives in California with her husband, Marvin, and daughter, Isabella.  FB: Bella’s Bakery & Bowtique   IG: @bellabakery


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Doug's Downtown Grill
12900 Main St
Garden Grove, CA 92683

Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (PST)

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