Ella Buitrago MS is an Engineer, Cake Decorator and Sugarpreneur owner of the Ella Sugar Boutique. She is a software engineer from Colombia, has a Master in Information Technology form Harvard University. Her love for the sugar arts started when she was a teenager; she took culinary clases in high school, she self-taught the fondant preparation, royal icing piping and more, until she came to UU.EE and took independent clases in the arts. From 2010 to 2012 she worked as a freelance cake decorator at the Decorating Room for Wilton Inc before moving to the Boston area. She loves to travel, photography, Food, dogs and beautiful cakes. With her husband support now is mixing her two passions technology and sugar. The Former Wilton Method Instructor, took clases in extreme piping with renown cake designer Babara Evans; during her years at Wilton had the privilege to be mentored by Chicago cake decorator legends Sue Matusiak and Mary Gavenda. She participated as a decorator and assistant designer in the Wilton year Books 2012 , 2013, and 2014; Punch Cut Decorate and Cupcakes! Has been and invited blogger for the Wilton Blog, and her creations have been features in publications like the Ices Magazine (march 2015 issue and August 2015 Issue), Cake Central Magazine and Julia Usher’s Cookie Connection. She publishes and shares all her knowledge on her page www.onecakeaday.com. In early 2014 with the support of her family, she launched her own line of silicone molds and cookie cutters, all hand made. Ella is ICES member since 2012.