Sunday, June 28, 2015

22nd Annual Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America

Flourless chocolate cake, peanut butter mousse and caramel cake

On June 1, 2015,  Dessert Professional magazine honored the Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America for 2015 at La. Venue at 608 West 28th Street.  Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America was presented by Guittard Chocolate, KitchenAid, Beurremont, and Nielsen-Massey.  The awards event recognizes the top toques of tuile, cocoa, and sugar for their talent and unique culinary vision, with the 2015 winners featured in the upcoming August issue of Dessert Professional

Attendees indulged in an evening of desserts created by the 2015 Top Ten honorees:
LISA BAILEY - D Bar, Denver, CO & San Diego, CA
MICHELLE GAYER - Salty Tart, Minneapolis, MN
JIMMY LECLERC - Laduree USA
SALVATORE MARTONE - Atelier Joel Robuchon, Las Vegas, NV
MAURA METHENY - Norman Love Confections, Ft. Myers, FL
THOMAS RAQUEL - Le Bernardin, New York, NY
THIAGO SILVA - EMM Group
MIROSLAV USKOKOVIC - Gramercy Tavern, New York, NY
WILLIAM WERNER - Craftsman & Wolves, San Francisco, CA
ZAC YOUNG - David Burke Group

2015 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE
Sebastien Cannone, M.O.F
Co-Founder
The French Pastry School, Chicago, IL

MAURA METHENY - Norman Love Confections, Ft. Myers, FL



Black forest cherry cake in a white chocolate mushroom
SALVATORE MARTONE - Atelier Joel Robuchon, Las Vegas, NV

WILLIAM WERNER - Craftsman & Wolves, San Francisco, CA

Blueberry, hazelnut and earl grey

Coffee, yuzu, and coconut


ZAC YOUNG - David Burke Group

Maple bourbon glazed doughnut with candied bacon


THOMAS RAQUEL - Le Bernardin, New York, NY

Strawberry crumble made with liquid nitrogen


THIAGO SILVA - EMM Group
Passion fruit chocolate mousse in a chocolate shell

JIMMY LECLERC - Laduree USA




LISA BAILEY - D Bar, Denver, CO & San Diego, CA

Peaches and cream buttermilk panna cotta 
with honey rosemary pecan crumble

Pink Serbians with strawberry milk and strawberry liquor
MIROSLAV USKOKOVIC - Gramercy Tavern, New York, NY


- Kim Weling

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