Your final bite of a meal is weighted with significance because it’s
often the taste you’ll remember most vividly.
So it makes sense that dessert demands its own separate chef, someone
who can conjure up a memorable finale.
It’s time, we think, to sing their praises. Our Best Pastry Chefs of
2013 have made the last year sweeter and given our meals happy
endings, thanks to inventive outlooks, exacting techniques and
To show off their gifts, we asked each of them to create a recipe based
on a classic homespun treat, ranging from chocolate pudding to
Entenmann’s coffee cake.
See the chefs we’re sweet on below, then use their recipes to
make your own memories.