List of Famous Pastry Chefs

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List of famous pastry chefs, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top pastry chefs in the world? This includes the most prominent pastry chefs, living and dead, both in America and abroad. Pastry lovers will also enjoy these movie themed desserts, cakes inspired by Game of Thrones, and funny and yummy cake pops. This list of notable pastry chefs is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic pastry chefs 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 pastry chefs.

François Payard and Duff Goldman are only the beginning of this list of famous men and women who specialize in pastries and desserts. You might recognize many of these names by their patisseries or their TV shows. Featuring French pastry chefs, American pastry chefs, and others, this list has them all! 

From reputable, prominent, and well known pastry chefs to the lesser known pastry chefs of today, these are some of the best professionals in the pastry chef field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous pastry chefs ever?" and "What are the names of famous pastry chefs?" then you're in the right place. 

Hillary Fisher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Pastry Chefs
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Hillary Fisher is an American model from Augusta, Georgia. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 33

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, USA

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Lorraine Pascale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Pastry Chefs
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Lorraine Pascale is a British former model and television cook, best known for selling almost one million books in the UK alone. She has presented three television series for the BBC and has opened her own retail outlet in London selling baked goods. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 46

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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Duff Goldman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous 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: 44

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA

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#23 of 58 on The Most Entertaining Celebrity Chefs #7 of 30 on The Worst Cooking Competition Show Judges #34 of 43 on Male Celebrities Who Are 5’4"

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Gaston Lenôtre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Pastry Chefs
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Gaston Lenôtre was a French pastry chef and caterer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 89 (1920-2009)

Birthplace: Normandy

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