Chef Rudi Weider’s impressive career spans more than 46 years, with highlights including baking for President George H. W. Bush and President Ronald Reagan. Chef Rudi began his education in 1972 at Confiserie and Patisserie (Buskens, Germany), followed by training at the Master School of Pastry (Wolfenbuttel, Germany), and the Institute of Sugar Art (Dusseldorf, Germany) where he honed his passion for sweets. In 1975, Chef Rudi embarked on his career in hospitality and has worked in more than eight countries including Bermuda, Canada, Egypt, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, and in the United States as the Master Pastry Chef at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Chef Rudi currently works with Executive Chef’s across the United States as a Consultant and is also a Sugar Lace Artist producing the finest edible lace for wedding cakes. Chef Rudi has won numerous prestigious awards including Gold Medal, Beringer Chef’s Table; Silver Medal, Individual Pastry Display, Salon of Culinary Arts; and Best Dessert, National Pastry Team Competition. In 2014 Chef Rudi was named as one of the Top 10 Pastry Chef’s in America by Dessert Professionals magazine!