“This sophisticated collection will please passionate, unhurried cooks.”
–Library Journal 6/15/12
“Elizabeth is one of the most creative chefs I know. She always has a great idea ready to go.”
–Nancy Oakes, chef and author of Boulevard: The Cookbook
About the Author
ELIZABETH FALKNER is the founding chef and former owner of Citizen Cake and Orson in San Francisco. She was a finalist and runner-up on The Next Iron Chef in 2011, competed on Top Chef Masters, and has judged Top Chef Masters and Top Chef. Elizabeth was the first American to win first place in the Classic Italian division of the World Pizza Championship in Naples in May 2012, was Bon Appétit’s pastry chef of the year in 2006, and was a nominee for James Beard pastry chef of the year in 2005. Her first book, Demolition Desserts, was published in 2007. Her new restaurant Krescendo, and Italian restaurant and pizzeria in Brooklyn, NY is slated to open in fall 2012.