Nicholas Lodge Death – Chef Nicholas Lodge, accomplished pastry chef, cake decorator, author, and educator has passed away, he was an icon in the cake, cookie, and pastry industry. He was 60 years old. Nicholas was known for his bright green chef coat, his willingness to give advice and help everyone, and his teaching us all some of the most beautiful techniques. The cause of his death is not known at this time.
He is a co-owner of International Sugar Art Collection, a retail gallery and school in Atlanta that teaches all levels of cake decorating and sugar arts. His specialty is crafting botanically accurate gum paste flowers. Lodge was born in the English county of Essex. At the age of ten, he decorated his first cake for his parents’ wedding anniversary.
Nicholas Lodge Career
Nicholas Lodge was offered the post of principal wedding cake designer at Woodnutts, one of England’s premier sugar arts schools, after graduating from the National Bakery School. He baked cakes for Harrods, the Savoy, and The Ritz during his tenure at Woodnutts. Lodge subsequently taught at the Mary Ford’s Cake Artistry Centre in Bournemouth. At this period, the royal family commissioned Nhe to create a cake for the Queen Mother’s eightieth birthday. The royal family approved Lodge to produce one of the 24 official wedding cakes for Lady Diana Spencer and Prince Charles’ wedding. The cake was over 300 pounds and nine feet tall. Three years later, the royal family commissioned Lodge to create a baptism cake for Prince Harry. The cake featured swans, water lilies, and a small infant dressed in royal swaddling cloths.
Lodge was commissioned to write his first book in 1985. More books, training videos, and international lecture trips followed. Lodge returned to Moulsham High School after the publication of his fourth book with a donation of around $30,000, books, sewing machines, and other equipment for the home economics program.
Nicholas Lodge obituary and funeral arrangement will be released by the family.