Obama pastry chef the Crustmaster

...Yosses. He's the White House pastry chef. He makes desserts for a living...there's no contradiction to being the pastry chef for such an avowedly health-conscious...another cookbook, had been executive pastry chef at a series of top restaurants...

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Pastry chef makes cakes masterpieces of the culinary art

...seen at weddings!) The sugar trucks and cranes were adorned with live orchids and daisies. Mr. Armstrong, who is a pastry chef-instructor at Johnson & Wales University, specializes in hand-painted wedding cakes. He flew recently to Germany...

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White House pastry chef shares job secrets

...literally. Mesnier, former White House executive pastry chef, signed copies of his book "Dessert University" in...the prime minister requested Washington's prized pastry chef. The first lady reportedly rephrased the offer to...

Cream cheese pie and spiced souffle

...cheese cake and eat it at Thanksgiving, Januz Noka, pastry chef at New York City's historic Grand Central Oyster Bar...garnish, if desired. Makes 6 servings. (Recipes from pastry chef Januz Noka, of Grand Central Oyster Bar, New York City...

Ornaments are sweet, edible

...taste," says Mary Bergin, cookbook author and head pastry chef of the star-studded Spago restaurants. "The addition...while decorating and celebrating," said Gale Gand, pastry chef/owner of Chicago's famous Brasserie T and Vanilla...

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Giant trees, gingerbread add to dazzle of holidays

...at the Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Menlo Park, Calif. The edible tree, on display in the lobby, was created by pastry chef Mellisa Root. The Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, N.C., is displaying a holiday tree made from 789 recycled green...

People with autism find purpose, income and joy by starting their own small businesses

...wouldn't work out. Four years ago, the Southwest Autism Research and Research Center, or SAARC, connected Cottle with a pastry chef who mentored him. In August 2012, he got an order from a cafe operated by Phoenix-based SAARC. At that point...

National employment gap grows

...or because she wasn't certified in more areas.Guerra says she now gets by doing "odds and ends" jobs such as a pastry chef, bringing in $500 to $1,000 a month, but she says daily living can be challenging as she cares for her mother...

Easy summer dessert has stylish touch

...native of Michigan who is executive pastry chef at Le Bernardin, the renowned...different herbs, he suggested. "As a pastry chef, usually my work is a very exact...from Michael Laiskonis, executive pastry chef, Le Bernardin, New York City...

Sweeten up the winter with nutty caramel tart

...tart suggest an antidote to winter blues, even before the good taste hits home. The recipe has been worked out by pastry chef Karen Barker, acclaimed cookbook author and co-owner of the Magnolia Grill, Durham, N.C. The tart, an upscale...