24 Layers: Chef Glen From Maison Pickle

24 Layers: Chef Glen From Maison Pickle

f you want to reveal a chef’s true character, drop a slice of their famous chocolate cake in the corner of the restaurant and see how they react. Twenty-four perfectly crafted layers sit crumpled, defeated, on the cold, unforgiving floor. A friend, who was helping me photograph some of the dishes that Maison Pickle has on their menu, stood petrified. She froze, as did...

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Papa Haydn - Sculpting the Dessert Industry

Papa Haydn - Sculpting the Dessert Industry

Evelyn Franz, once an aspiring sculptor, is now quite the opposite of a “starving artist.” Thirty five years ago, Franz took a break from her art career for a year to help out at her sister’s small new café.  In her supposedly short stint, she discovered chocolate is just as malleable, challenging and beautiful as clay. It became her new medium.

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