Tag: pastry chefs

Kings of Pastry: Determination, Persistence, and Spun Sugar

Kings of Pastry: Determination, Persistence, and Spun Sugar

| February 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon reviews Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker’s documentary Kings of Pastry.

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Bay Area Chefs Talk Romantic Meals on Valentine’s Day

Bay Area Chefs Talk Romantic Meals on Valentine’s Day

| February 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon talks to local chefs about what they like to cook and eat with their partner on Valentine’s Day.

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Food Secrets of Deanie Hickox

Food Secrets of Deanie Hickox

| November 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Pastry chef Deanie Hickox is known to Northern California diners for her work at Manresa, Ubuntu, Rubicon and her current post, Coi. This year, Hickox received a semi-finalist nomination for the coveted James Beard 2010 Outstanding Pastry Chef award. She worked with Jeremy Fox at Ubuntu and Manresa. The two were married but parted ways after Ubuntu. Her Beard nomination was from her work at Ubuntu in Napa. She is a grad of the San Francisco California Culinary Academy pastry program, and was a 2008 San Francisco Chronicle Rising Star Chef, a 2008 Best Pastry Chef and a 2009 Napa Sonoma Rising Star Pastry Chef.
Hickox’s picks cover Santa Cruz, Sonoma, and Napa, with some good finds in between.

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SF/Bay Area Baking & Knife Skills Classes: August

SF/Bay Area Baking & Knife Skills Classes: August

| July 2, 2007 | 2 Comments

By the time you read this, I will be in Portland, Oregon, readying to teach four baking classes, back to back, over the course of two weeks. Although it might not sound like much, I have only been teaching 2 classes a month in the Bay Area for the last year or so. But I’m […]

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New York City Eating

New York City Eating

| June 11, 2007 | 4 Comments

When you work in the restaurant business everyone you know, everyone you know’s friends, in-laws and children, and everyone you’ve not met yet, comes to you for restaurant recommendations. Needless to say I am extremely grateful that Chowhound also exists. For it gets quite tiresome to be absolutely everyone’s go to for breakfast, lunch, brunch […]

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