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These five stars represent pastry in a range of styles, from the whimsical creations of Matt Kelley at Bin 36 in Chicago to Khanh Tran’s ultra-modern presentations at Cosmos in Minneapolis. Regional flavors inspire Atlanta’s Jonathan St. Hilaire at TROIS and the seasons speak to Los Angeles’s Karen Hatfield. In Dallas, Morgan Wilson creates intricate revisions of classics that are a harmonious symphony of flavors and textures. When it comes to dessert, the sweet compositions of these pastry chefs are truly music to our mouths.

Karen Hatfield

Matt Kelley

Jonathan St. Hilaire

Khanh Tran

Khanh Tran

Cosmos at the Graves 601 Hotel

Morgan Wilson

Morgan Wilson

The Lobby Lounge at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas

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