Lisa Mansour is an award-winning expert in cake decoration, and is co-founder and co-owner of NY Cake & Baking Supply, located in New York City. In addition to managing her business, which includes retail, online and wholesale components, she is also head of NY Cake Academy, where she teaches classes, and provides content for instructional videos on websites like About.com.
Growing up, Lisa was surrounded by baking, cake decorating and candy making. Her grandmother, Anne Taylor, was a chocolatier, and her mother, Joan, is one of the pioneers of cake decorating in New York City. Her passion and enthusiasm for cake decorating became apparent in grade school, always delighting her peers with creative confections for school events, including a six-tier cake for her high school prom.
Lisa has won several awards from the Société Culinaire Philanthropique, and has been recognized and featured by Martha Stewart Radio, NY1, American Cake, and The Bravo Network for her store and its latest products.