What to Know
Saturday, Feb. 2 and Sunday, Feb. 3
Anaheim Convention Center
Rain may have a knack for summoning prodigious puddles, and colorful umbrellas, and springtime flowers, too, but it can also turn our thoughts to big bowls of gooey, chocolate-speckled, cinnamon-dusted dough.
For even if we don't have cookies in the oven, we probably have them in a jar, or a bag, and we're eating 'em by the handfuls. For wet weather? Is cookie weather. We won't even say "don't fight us," because as opinions go, it is rock solid.
And with masterful timing and a whole bunch of floury fun, the LA Cookie Con & Sweets Show will be rolling, like a macaroon on its side, into the Anaheim Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 2 and Sunday, Feb. 3.
Did the organizers, when this particular weekend was selected, long ago, know that the short-range forecast would be 100% Goodie-Gobbling Weather?
Come on. It's as perfect as an oatmeal cookie with walnuts and extra raisins. Again: Don't fight us.
On the sweet-flavored schedule of "The BIGGEST Baking, Pastry & Sweets Convention on the West Coast?"
Decorating demonstrations, a kid's cake competition, and chances to meet pastry greats Ron Ben-Israel (on Saturday) and Adriano Zumbo (on Sunday).
Bakeries, kitchenware companies, and other vendors in the dessert space can be found in the exhibition area.
Will you need to rock an apron, a tall toque, and some flour on your face to attend?
Nope, but you just may want to don your cooking clothes as soon as you return home with fresh knowledge, some new products, and a desire to devour cookies on one very rainy SoCal weekend.