Ruth Rickey is a Certified Master Sugar Artist who travels the world teaching, demonstrating and judging cake competitions. Ruth ran an upscale grocery store bakery for 5 years and was named the Top Bakery Manager in the world for IGAs in 1999 (3200 stores in 31 countries). Ruth then opened Ruth’s Sweete Justice Bakery in Oklahoma City, OK.
The bakery quickly became the hottest shop in OKC and expanded to 4000 square feet and 16 employees, creating thousands of cakes, cookies and wedding cakes over the next 11 and a half years. Ruth was honored to do cakes for many celebrities and athletes with Oklahoma ties during the bakery’s tenure. At the end of 2011, Ruth closed the bakery to allow her to focus more on her teaching dream. You can see Ruth’s schedule at www.RuthRickey.com.
Several people over the last few months have called Ruth their sugar therapist, their mentor and their advisor. Ruth decided to start a blog to help others seeking advice about working in this crazy, sweet industry. Look for information in the months ahead on how to demo, how to teach, advice on seeking ICES Certification, advice on running a storefront bakery and so much more.