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Hong Kong

Jones Lang LaSalle Co-Sponsors The Jubilee Tea Party

An Afternoon with the Royal Cake Artist, David MacCarfrae


HONG KONG, 24 September 2012 - Jones Lang LaSalle, a professional services firm specializing in real estate services, is co-sponsoring the Jubilee Tea Party with Royal cake artist, David MacCarfrae. The afternoon tea party is organized by Complete Deelite, a celebration store that offers specialty cakes, cupcakes, cake decorating classes and private parties.
 
“David MacCarfrae’s cake decoration techniques will be a huge addition to what we offer in our classes. This is a good opportunity for us to learn and exchange ideas with a professional in the field”, commented Agnes Chin, co-owner of Complete Deelite.

This afternoon, the Royal Wedding Cake designer for Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, is presenting a demonstration on the art of Royal cake decorating. Hosted at the Aberdeen Marina Club, the three hour long session revealed David’s top tips for cake decorating, which are, in summary:

  • When you coat a cake you generally require a softer Royal Icing compared to firmer icing, for say piping. It’s a case of mixing the correct consistency for the job at hand.
  • Egg whites whip up better in acidic conditions, so you can add a few drops of lemon juice to Royal Icing.
  • Warm air will make Royal Icing set faster than cold air. If the air is too cold, Royal Icing is unlikely to set at all

Jones Lang LaSalle co-sponsored the event as it falls in line with the company’s goal of ‘Creating a Happy Home’ for its clients. The company has successfully relocated countless families from other countries to Hong Kong. From sourcing for a beautiful home, settling the children in international schools, to providing wholesome, family activities such as this event, Jones Lang LaSalle provides a seamless and complete service.

When asked why the company was involved in the event, Jo Soo, Head of Marketing (Hong Kong and Macau) of Jones Lang LaSalle stated, “We are creating a guide to a happy home. Our services are tailored to exceed your needs and we go into every minute detail. We are planning to be involved in more events like this to add value and enhance the experience of our clients”.​