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List of famous male pastry chefs, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male pastry chefs list contains the most prominent and top males known for being pastry chefs. There are thousand of males working as pastry chefs in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic pastry chefs have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a pastry chef then the people below should give you inspiration.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Roland Mesnier and James Rosselle.

While this isn't a list of all male pastry chefs, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male pastry chefs?" and "Who are the best male pastry chefs?"
Duff Goldman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Pastry Chefs
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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 Food Network's Duff Till Dawn series. His work has also been featured on the Food Network Challenge, Iron Chef America, Oprah, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Man v. Food. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 43

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

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William Yosses is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Pastry Chefs
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William "Bill" Yosses is the coauthor of the book Desserts For Dummies and since January 2007 the White House Executive Pastry Chef. Yosses is the successor to Thaddeus DuBois who left the same position in 2006. He served as a White House Holiday Pastry Chef for the 2006 holiday season. His most recent project has been to assist in the opening of Paul Newman's Dressing Room in Westport, Connecticut-a restaurant utilizing locally grown, artisanal and organic food sources. Other Executive Pastry Chef experience includes Josephs Citarella in New York City; planning, designing and opening the pastry department of Bouley Restaurant and Bakery and operating the pastry department of the Tavern on ...more on Wikipedia

Birthplace: Toledo, Ohio, United States of America

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Gaston Lenôtre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Pastry Chefs
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Gaston Lenôtre was a French pastry chef and caterer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 89 (1920-2009)

Birthplace: Normandy

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Roland Mesnier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Pastry Chefs
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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 interested in becoming a chef when he visited his brother's pastry shop in a nearby city and was delighted by the smell of fresh fruit in the kitchen. His mother secured an apprenticeship for him when he was fourteen at a pastry shop in Besançon. He would work from 6am to 8pm six days a week and in exchange received 300 francs a month, plus room and board, in addition to cooking lessons. Like ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 73

Birthplace: Bonnay, France

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