Listen to the story of Chief Pastry Officer and two time James Beard Award Winner Emily Luchetti! Hear about the road to prestige as a pastry chef bakes her way into greatness.
Tune in as Emily, author of The Fearless Baker breaks down the award process both as a voter and as a nominee. Learn about how the dessert culture is changing, the bridging of sweet and savory, and the end of the age of “too sweet”. Don’t miss this installment of Taste Matters!
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“You can’t be in this profession and live for awards… it has to be that you get the internal satisfaction of making a good product… getting nominated is just the icing on the cake…” [6:55] — Chief Pastry Officer Emily Luchetti on Taste Matters!