LeeNetta “Roshell” Ingraham is a highly accomplished and well-known figure in the baking and confectionery industry. As a baker, pastry chef, sugar artist, and confectioner, she has established herself as a leading expert in the field. With a deep passion for food and the art of baking, Roshell embarked on her career journey in 2014 in the state of Michigan, where she initially honed her skills and expertise.
Driven by her desire to help others and share her knowledge, Roshell founded Divine Baking Divas, a prominent institution dedicated to all things sweet, as the CEO and head instructor. She is also the owner and head instructor of YSC Baking Academy, which has become a renowned hub for aspiring bakers seeking to develop their talents.
As a self-taught baker and sugar artist, Roshell firmly believes in imparting the fundamental principles and basic techniques of baking to her students. Her teaching style revolves around sharing her skills, techniques, and gifts with her private groups, which boast a membership of over 10,000 passionate individuals. Through her tutorials, business classes, and recipe sharing, Roshell aims to empower and enrich the lives of her community members, fostering personal and professional growth within the sweet community of bakers and artists.
In addition to her role as an instructor and entrepreneur, Roshell has amassed a substantial following on YouTube, where she has over 200,000 subscribers. Through her YouTube channel, she shares her skills, how-to videos, and step-by-step tutorials, reaching a wide audience of baking enthusiasts from around the world. Her engaging and informative content has garnered a loyal fan base, further solidifying her reputation as a leading authority in the industry.
Roshell’s accomplishments throughout her career are numerous and impressive. She has been featured four times in American Cake Decorating Magazine, Food Network, and Essence. Additionally, Roshell has contributed her recipes to Food Network and American Cake Decorating Magazine, showcasing her expertise on a larger platform. Her exceptional talent and dedication to her craft have earned her several awards in baking and treat making.
Not only has Roshell delighted the taste buds of countless individuals, but she has also had the privilege of baking for numerous celebrities. Her remarkable skills even caught the attention of the esteemed "Cake Boss" himself, Bartolo "Buddy" Valastro, leading to a collaboration that showcased her talent on a broader scale. Roshell’s expertise has taken her across more than 20 states and allowed her to teach internationally and participate in various Cake Shows worldwide.
In her journey as a baking professional, Roshell had the honor of judging several cake shows under the guidance and leadership of the late renowned and mentor Chef Nicolas Lodge. His expertise and mentorship played a crucial role in shaping her judging abilities and further solidifying her reputation as an esteemed professional in the industry.
Above all, Roshell cherishes the connections she forms with her students, YouTube subscribers, and the people she encounters. She firmly believes in the power of building up aspiring entrepreneurs in the sweet community, nurturing their skills and confidence to achieve greatness.
Roshell’s unwavering dedication to her craft, her commitment to sharing knowledge with her students, through YouTube, her experience as a cake show judge under the guidance of Chef Nicolas Lodge, and her profound impact on the lives of others make her a true icon in the baking and confectionery industry.
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