Mich Turner MBE

Mich Turner MBE is an award winning entrepreneur and consultant to the food industry.  

Mich is a refreshing consultant in all areas of the food and hospitality industry, working with a number of businesses including Marks and Spencer on their range of birthday, personalised, Christmas and wedding cakes.  As a qualified Food Scientist, former Bakery and Patisserie Buyer at Harvey Nichols, owner of the prestigious Little Venice Cake Company and former judge on Britain's Best Bakery, she has unparalleled credentials and a keen eye when it comes to identifying and solving problems.  If you would like to learn how Mich could help your business please contact Mich@lvcc.co.uk

She is an accomplished speaker on business and entrepreneurship, and is the annual host of the Scottish Bakers Conference and Awards. She has presented talks for British Society of Baking, HSBC, Barclays Wealth, NSPCC, Cliveden, National Tea Day, ALIX partners and Sainsbury’s Magazine. Consumer events include Cake International, The Cake and Bake Show, BBC Good Food Show, Althorp Food & Drink Festival and Literary festival and The Americas Cake and Sugarcraft Fair in Orlando Florida.  

Mich is the founder of Little Venice Cake Company and is often described as "Queen of Couture Cakes' , thanks to her multi-award winning designs and A-list clientele.  Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2019, Little Venice Cake Company has made over 20,000 cakes including those for Her Majesty The Queen, Madonna, Ozzy Osbourne, Gordon Ramsay, David Beckham, and Pierce Brosnan who describes Mich as the "Michelangelo of Cakes".  

Among her many awards and accolades, Mich was named Harper’s Bazaar & CHANEL Entrepreneur of the Year 2006, and in 2010 she was honoured with receiving an MBE for her services to the catering industry.  

A successful writer and author, Mich contributes to various publications and has written six international and bestselling books; Fantastic Party Cakes, Couture Wedding Cakes, Spectacular Cakes (Gourmand World Cookbook Awards ‘Best Dessert Book’ 2006), Mich Turner's Cake Masterclass: The Ultimate Guide to Cake Decorating Perfection, Mich Turner's Cake School and the recently published #1 Bestseller Have Your Cake and Eat It - Delicious, Nutritious recipes for healthier everyday baking. Her 7th book "Everyday Bakes - Showstopper Cakes' will be published March 2020.

Mich is regularly on our TV screens, most recently on Saturday Kitchen, Royal Recipes and The Apprentice - all for BBC1.  She was a judge alongside Peter Sidwell in the hugely successful double series Britain’s Best Bakery (2012- 2014), which was among ITV’s top 5 best performing daytime shows 2014 and nominated for a ‘Best Daytime’ National TV Award. Other credits include The Alan Titchmarsh Show, This Morning (ITV), The Ultimate Celebrity Wedding (Channel5), Sweet Baby James, Ready Steady Cook (BBC2), Market Kitchen, Bake! (Good Food), Heston Blumenthal’s Feast, Kirstie’s Homemade Home (C4), CNN, Reuters, and her own series for Sky – Couture Cakes with Mich Turner.