Sylvia Weinstock is an American baker and cake decorator. Weinstock's first career was as an elementary school teacher on Long Island, where she raised three children. She founded a decorating and baking company at the age of 50, after surviving breast cancer. She has made decorative cakes for many famous people, including Oprah Winfrey, Kim Kardashian and Martha Stewart. Her cakes avoid using fondant for decoration. Instead, she focuses on the buttercream and parchment patterns. She appeared as a guest judge on Netflix Nailed It! and ¡Crucify him! Mexico and is described as the show's “secret weapon”.
Pastry chef who became one of the most in-demand cake designers in the United States with her New York cake shop Lily by Sylvia Weinstock. She has baked cakes for some of the biggest names in entertainment, including Robert De Niro, Jennifer Lopez and Oprah Winfrey.
She began baking in her country home in upstate New York and got her start as an apprentice to pastry chef George Keller.
She once made a cake for the Saudi royal family that fed more than 3,000 people.
She married a man named Ben, with whom she has three daughters.
- American baker
Latest information about Sylvia Weinstock updated on June 14 2021.