Anna Weisend, a pastry chef and sugar artist, is the creative force at The Grand Finale which she opened in 2000. She has won several awards for her cakes and her work has been published in newspapers and magazines in the USA, UK, and Russia. She appeared in the television special "Wedding Cake Wars" on WEtv. Anna has worked in conjunction with David Tutera and her clientele has included former congressman Martin Hoke, JRB Publishing, The Kirby Company, the Nestle Corporation, and many satisfied brides. In addition to designing and creating, she has been sharing and teaching her skills locally, nationally and internationally since 2003 in both sugar techniques and pastry arts. She has also had the privilege of judging pastry and sugar competitions locally and internationally.