When I asked Junoon’s Pastry Chef, who started in September 2010, whether she had to get approval from Executive Chef Vikas Khanna to add a new dessert to the menu, she responded blithely “not really, he trusts me”. This anecdote speaks to the way Jenny…
A few weeks ago I met with pastry chef James Distefano of the one-Michelin-starred Rouge Tomate. The chef took me through one of his desserts and also explained a bit about the special nutrition requirements he works with when creating the sweet menu.
Here’s a look at some of the great desserts and pastry chefs from New York’s Michelin starred restaurants. I also included some notes about the desserts, the restaurant’s location and a link to their website.