List of Famous Bakers People

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? This includes the most prominent bakers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. 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.

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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    Anna Olson
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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: 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: 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: age 61
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Chef
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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: age 41
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Pastry chef, TV chef, Chef, Baker
    • Credits: Iron Chef America, Ace of Cakes, Sugar High
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    Roland Mesnier
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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: age 71
    • Birthplace: Bonnay, France
    • Profession: Pastry chef, Chef
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    Jürgen Klinsmann
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    Jürgen Klinsmann is a German football manager and former player who is currently the head coach of the United States national team. As a player, Klinsmann played for several prominent clubs in Europe and was part of the West German team that won the 1990 FIFA World Cup and the unified German team that ...more

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    • Age: age 51
    • Birthplace: Göppingen, Germany
    • Profession: Coach, Footballer, Baker
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    Jacob Eli Gest
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    • Age: age 32
    • Birthplace: Rose Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, United States of America
    • Profession: Baker
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    Franz Schlachta

    Franz Schlachta was a postal worker and baker.more

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    • Birthplace: Germany
    • Profession: Postal worker, Baker
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    Gunnar Bakke is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party, and the mayor of Bergen between 2007-2011.more

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    • Age: age 56
    • Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
    • Profession: Politician, Baker
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    David Louis Stoppelman

    David Louis Stoppelman was a son of Benjamin Stoppelman and Helena Weijl. Addition of a visitor of the website.more

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    • Age: Died at 49 (1894-1943)
    • Birthplace: Almelo, Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Profession: 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: 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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    Anthony James Simpson is an Australian politician. He has been a Liberal member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly since February 2005, representing the electorate of Serpentine-Jarrahdale from 2005 to 2008 and the electorate of Darling Range since the 2008 election. He was born in ...more

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    • Age: age 50
    • Birthplace: Victoria, Australasia, Melbourne, Frankston, Australia
    • Profession: Politician, Baker
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    Henry Jones

    Henry Jones was a baker in Bristol, England, who was responsible in 1845 for inventing self-raising flour. He established a family business called Henry Jones Ltd. His flour meant that hard tack could have been removed from sailors of the British Navy but the admiralty resisted for some years.more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1812-1891)
    • Birthplace: Monmouth, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Baker
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    Marcus Miller

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: United Kingdom
    • Profession: Baker
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    George Burnett

    George Burnett is a natural-food lecturer and baker.more

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    • Profession: Baker
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    Richard Arthur Hopkins

    Richard Arthur Hopkins was a baker and the father of Anthony Hopkins.more

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    • Profession: Baker
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    Melissa Bushnell

    Melissa Bushnell is the founder of Baked by Melissa.more

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    • Profession: Businessperson, Baker
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    Ernest Jackson

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    • Profession: Baker
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    Izäak Odewald

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    • Age: Died at 66 (1877-1943)
    • Birthplace: Wildervank, Netherlands
    • Profession: Baker
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