Ron Ben-Israel is an executive chef based in New York City. I admire the exquisite works of this master confectioner. Ron is known for his wedding and special occasion cakes and for his detail in sugar paste flowers. His artistry has become legendary and The New York Times has proclaimed him “the Manolo Blahnik of wedding cakes”.

The work of Ron Ben-Israel for the film Sex and the City 2 is delightfully decadent. Ron created a lavish wedding cake laden with glamorous crystals. The 5 tier design took a staff of 9 people and 50 hours to put together. The cake stood at 6 feet 4 inches tall featuring a custom design cake stand made out of acrylic. Approximately 4,100 Swarovski crystals were used, mainly using chandelier elements. The cake served 485 guests and had a retail cost of $32,000. Wow!

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