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List of Famous Bakers

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This list of famous bakers includes photos, bios, and other information, when available. Who are the top bakers in the world? If you're interested in a list of famous pastry chefs, we have that too! This includes the most prominent bakers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. These popular bakers may even recommend visiting some of the best bakery restaurant chains. This list of notable bakers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic bakers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned bakers, known for their culinary skills - be it breads, cakes, or desserts of almost any kind.
This list features many of the best bakers in the world, including celebrity bakers like Duff Goldman and Buddy Valastro. 

From reputable, prominent, and well known bakers - many of whom are famous women bakers - these are some of the best pastry chefs working today. Who are the most famous bakers ever? What are the names of famous bakers? This list has them all, so if you've got a sweet tooth, you're sure to find someone baking up delicious treats below.

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    Jeffrey Adam "Duff" Goldman is a pastry chef and television personality. He is the executive chef of the Baltimore-based Charm City Cakes shop which was featured in the Food Network reality television show Ace of Cakes, and his second Los Angeles-based shop Charm City Cakes West, which is featured in ...more

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    • Age: 41
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
    • Profession: Pastry chef, TV chef, Chef, Baker
    • Credits: Iron Chef America, Ace of Cakes, Sugar High
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    Anna Olson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bakers
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    Anna Olson is a professionally trained pastry chef. She resides in Welland in the Niagara region of Ontario, Canada. She is the host of Bake with Anna Olson on Food Network Canada. She was previously the host of Food Network Canada's Fresh with Anna Olson, Sugar and Kitchen Equipped. more

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    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Presenter, Chef, Baker
    • Credits: Sugar, Fresh with Anna Olson, Kitchen Equipped, Bake with Anna Olson
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    Florian Bellanger

    Florian Bellanger is a French pastry chef, formerly the executive pastry chef at the famous Parisian pastry and candy shop, Fauchon. He is a permanent judge on the Food Network's competition series Cupcake Wars, appearing in over 9 seasons and 115 episodes to date. more

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    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Credits: Cupcake Wars
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    Buddy Valastro

    Bartolo "Buddy" Valastro, Jr. is an American celebrity chef, entrepreneur, and reality television personality. He is the owner of Carlo's Bakery, as well as the face of Buddy V's. He is perhaps best known as the star of the reality television series Cake Boss, which premiered in April 2009. He also has ...more

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    • Age: 38
    • Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
    • Profession: Television producer
    • Credits: Cake Boss, Next Great Baker, Kitchen Boss, Next Great Baker: Latin America
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    Nancy Silverton is an American chef, baker, and author. The winner of the James Beard Foundation's Outstanding Chef Award in 2014, Silverton is recognized for her role in popularizing sourdough and artisan breads in the United States. more

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    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Chef
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    Roland Mesnier is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bakers
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    Roland Mesnier is a French-American pastry chef and culinary writer. His creations during his twenty five years as Executive Pastry Chef at the White House earned him the reputation of a creative genius. Mesnier was born into a family of nine children in the village of Bonnay, France. He first became ...more

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    • Age: 71
    • Birthplace: Bonnay, France
    • Profession: Pastry chef, Chef
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    Franz Schlachta

    Franz Schlachta is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bakers
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    Franz Schlachta was a postal worker and baker. more

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    • Birthplace: Germany
    • Profession: Postal worker, Baker
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    Paul John Hollywood is an English baker and celebrity chef, best known for being a judge on the BBC One's The Great British Bake Off since 2010. He has worked as a baker since taking up the career at his father's bakery as a teenager and has gone on to become head baker at a number of hotels around ...more

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    • Age: 49
    • Birthplace: Wallasey, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Celebrity chef, Baker
    • Credits: The Great British Bake Off, Paul Hollywood's Pies and Puds
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