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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…)

The sculpture like mint chocolate rocks on a bed of pistachio

No matter how many dessert tastings I attend I’m always amazed at how creative great pasty chefs can be.  Despite the hundreds of  restaurants in New York and the thousands of made-to-order plated desserts they offer, top chefs always seem to be able to bring something new to the table–something I’ve never seen before. And remember, I eat a lot of desserts.

Last week I visited SHO Shaun Hergatt where Executive Pastry Chef Jennifer Yee showed her creativity not just in the repertoire of techniques she employed but also in her artful, designed presentations.

Jennifer Yee’s pastry and chocolate resume is impressive.  She has worked for many big name restaurants including Gordon Ramsay at The Connaught, Gilt and Aureole.  And in addition to her Patisserie diploma from London’s Le Cordon Bleu she has a Fine Arts degree in Interior Architecture  (a link to her full bio is below).