April 30, 2013
... Casey Shiller, St. Louis Community College's award-winning chef educator and coordinator of baking and pastry arts in the Hospitality Studies program, will compete with his Jilly’s Cupcake Bar & Café cohort Dana Holland on the next episode of the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.” ...
Shiller and Holland won the grand prize in June 2011, and competed in a battle of champions in January 2012. They were asked to return for this special showdown. They will be pitted against three other competitors, all vying for the $10,000 grand prize. Shiller is the executive pastry chef at Jilly’s Cupcake Bar & Café in University City.
“I am extremely excited to represent St. Louis on a national stage once again," he said. "Bringing the spotlight on the amazing local food scene we are a part of is thrilling. As usual, the competition was incredibly nerve-wracking. The clock is brutal, and we have so much work to do in such a short period of time. It's tense.” ... >>continue reading