Local baker and sugar artist to work with Pinewood studios

Poole based company Carter Valentino has been made a preferred supplier at Pinewood studios.


Pinewood Studios, Home to some of the most enduring screen classics, from James Bond, Star Wars and the Marvel Universe, to a host of award-winning indie productions. is built around Heatherden Hall, a nineteenth century Victorian Mansion built in a Georgian Style.



Genuine events host a range of events at Pinewood studios including celebrity weddings, press launch events and even film premiers.


Alison  from Genuine Events says, “ Genuine events at Heatherden Hall Pinewood Studios are delighted to announce Carter Valentino have been added to our list of like minded professionals that we are happy to recommend. We were lucky enough to take delivery of one of their amazing Wedding cakes last year and it was a real work of art. I have worked in the industry for 20 years and this was one of the very nicest I have seen. Very proud that Carter Valentino have agreed to be on of our preferred suppliers”


Maria Carter director of Carter Valentino first worked at Pinewood Studios in 2017 when she was selected personally  by  Virginia Offiah to make the wedding cake for her wedding to former professional rugby player Martin Offiah MBE.


Maria has been baking for over 20 years and said “It’s the most amazing feeling to be working with everyone from Genuine Events and Pinewood Studios. When I launched my business in 2014 my dream was to earn a living from my passion I never dreamt I would be working with world renowned film studios and some of the finest hotels in Bournemouth. I just hoped people would like them.


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