Ron Ben-Israel is notoriously known as the “Manolo Blahnik of wedding cakes”, the “Cartier of the pastry set” and the “Chef Maestro.” Ron is an inventive and talented pastry chef and the owner and Executive Chef of Ron Ben-Israel Cakes in New York City. Widely acknowledged and celebrated for his wedding and special occasion cakes, he is renowned for his design speciality and accurate detail creating sugar paste flowers. All of the cakes that are designed from this pâtisserie are custom-made for each and every individual taste and desire. What remains unique about Ron Ben-Israel Cakes is the fact that they are continuously changing, offering and announcing new seasonal designs and flavours that are not only truly delicious but an intricate piece of art and can be reviewed at their showroom too.
When making that all important decision of choosing your special cake, it is very wise to do so at least within six months of your wedding date. Ron’s expertise and guidance will ensure that your cake will become the ultimate statement piece! However, please do not fret, or agonise, if you are not tying the knot in New York. Ron Ben Israel Cakes have been noted to have had cakes flown to far-off destinations, which often consists of arranging the exceptional delivery on a chartered or private plane, so yes, it can be done! Some of the famous masterpieces include:
Jewel of a Wedding Cake: This wonderment is a sight to behold given Ron’s status for creating elegant couture cakes, an ultimate master in cutting-edge design – definitely befitting the likes of every queen on her wedding day!
Sex and the City 2 Cake: This cake was created for the movie Sex and the City 2. It is so incredibly gorgeous, you will just want to stare and not dare touch it! Ron designed this cake to be a showstopper, which stands at an amazing 6ft 4 inches, just gloriously drenched and dripping in jewels. Approximately 4,100 Swarovski crystals were used to be exact, and the word “drama” definitely comes to mind when you witness this structured creation. His inspiration was an actual Bob Mackie design and the intriguing, lionised painting by Gustav Klimt entitled ‘The Kiss’.
We most certainly could go on and on about the lush, ritzy and extravagant creations from Ron Ben-Israel Cakes. He is defined as a genius in cake designs and will certainly bestow you and your guests with a statement piece that is simply breathtaking, but to Ron it’s just ‘a piece of cake’!
Images courtesy of Ron Ben-Israel Cakes.