The Art of Pastry: Techniques and Tips for Creating Stunning Desserts
Jessica Craig is an Executive Pastry Chef at Café Deux and Cupped Desserts. With over 20 years of professional pastry experience under her belt, Craig has seen the ups and downs of the business. The renowned Chef has been cooking her whole adult life. About five and a half years of Craig's experience is from kitchens in the Hamptons. It was during that time that Craig found her first mentor in pastry chef, Molly Harding. Inspiration for Craig's desserts comes from travel, dining out and strolls through the farmers' market to see what's available and in season. She has the most experience with Italian, Mediterranean, French, and American cuisines. Craig was born and raised in Long Island and belongs to a huge Jamaican family with six sisters and four brothers. She has been drawn to the kitchen since childhood. When it came time for college, Craig earned degrees in culinary arts and hospitality management from the New York Institute of Technology.