Winning first place at San Diego’s 2019 Cake Show was not part of the plan for Yu Kelsey.
“I never thought about becoming a cake decorator, or working in a bakery. I actually had a dream of building movie sets,” she said.
Born in Tsukigase, a village outside of Kyoto, Japan, Kelsey was always interested in the arts, studying English for a year in Osaka before moving to California. She completed her BA at San Francisco University in Studio Arts, with a concentration in sculpting, ceramics and oil painting.Read More