Having been immersed in art from a very young age, Alexandria Pellegrino received her Fine Art education from Ontario College of Art and Design where she majored in Drawing and Painting. It was here where she began experimenting with edible media like sugar, meringue and bread while exploring some of the themes in her thesis.
After graduating, she traveled to Florence to study fine art and art history and finally took up residence in Bologna, the gastronomical center of Italy. It is not surprising that during her stay in such an inspiring and enchanting city Alexandria's eyes were open to the beauty of food and upon her return to Canada enrolled in Le Cordon Bleu's Patisserie program. Here, not only would she be introduced to her greatest passion, the world of beautiful cakes.
Alexandria founded Cake Opera Co. in 2007 and since then has received tremendous international praise as one of the industry's leading cake designers. She is the recipient of several awards including two gold medals on "Food Network Challenge".
Regardless of the medium, Alexandria has always delighted in stunning her audience with her compelling and unique understanding of style and beauty.