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Daniel Executive Pastry Chef Sandro Micheli's take on a candy bar

I recently found this video we shot of Daniel Executive Pastry Chef Sandro Micheli at the Top 10  Pastry Chef Award ceremony.  This chocolate-centric plate was one of my favorite pastries of the night.  It looks deceivingly involved although it looks simple.  He says it was inspired by a childhood candy bar memory.  Enjoy!

More coverage of the Top 10 Pastry Chef Awards: 2012 part I and 2102 Part II,  20112010.  Follow DessertBuzz on Twitter for all your NYC Pastry news.  Daniel’s website is here.

Foie gras with squid ink: Shaun Hergatt from the two-Michelin-starred restaurant bearing his name is just one of the chefs who will be serving some "street food" for guests

World Renowned Chefs and Photographer Join Together to Raise Funds for Action Against Hunger | ACF International

The eighth annual “The Great Gathering of Chefs” will bring together 150 of the world’s most renowned chefs and many DessertBuzz favorites on Tuesday, June 5th in a culinary effort to raise money for Action Against Hunger | ACF International, an organization that carries out innovative, lifesaving programs in nutrition, food security and livelihoods, and water, sanitation and hygiene to some of the most vulnerable populations in the world. (more…)

Former Executive Pastry Chef at Daniel, Dominique Ansel is set to open his Bakery in Soho

Flo Fab is reporting that Dominique Ansel, former Executive Pastry Chef at Daniel, is set to open Dominique Ansel Bakery next Wednesday on 189 Spring Street [NY Times].

Superb Seasonal Sorbets from James Distefano at Rouge Tomate

Of course this means Soho will now be jam packed with bakeries.  Including Balthazar Bakery at 80 Spring St., Birdbath Bakery at 160 Prince St., Ivy Bakery at 138 West Houston (opened in September), Francois Payard Bakery at 116 West Houston St. and Grandaisy bakery on 73 Sullivan St.  Of course, with the exception of Payard, Ansel’s bakery is the only one likely carry unique specialty items that New Yorkers and foodie tourists crave.  Look for a report coming soon. (more…)

Sesame bavaroise araguani chocolate cremeux Szechuan Pepper Gelée, Chocolate Ice Cream

One of the great things about living in New York City is that you have access to some of the best restaurants in the world.  In the last two weeks I had the pleasure of sampling desserts from two, three-Michelin-starred restaurants.  And no, I didn’t just win the lottery, I went to Le Bernardin for lunch and a then took advantage of Daniel’s awesome new dessert and drink offer. (more…)

detail of the Valrhona Chocolato Sabataggio dessert

Antonio Bachour of Quattro restaurants in Miami and New York was just named one of the Top 10 Pastry Chefs in the US for 2011.  Here are some of his latest menu items from the New York menu.  Full review coming soon.  Please click on the images to view in a larger size. (more…)