Catering to the rich and famous, this Brazilian pastry chef based in New York's passion for cakes ignited in 1998 when he was 14. He says: "My mom wanted to take a simple cake decorating course, but at the time she didn't understand much English. She asked me to come along as her translator."
At the age of 13, as his mom's translator, he took the first steps into his career.
The incredible Margaret Braun
Margaret Braun - Author of Cakewalk (Rizzoli), is a Sugar Artist who has redefined the art of cake decorating. Internationally renowned for her distinctive, boundary breaking style which fuses food and the fine arts, Margaret has inspired dessert and design enthusiast for years while her emphasis on classical technique places her in the realm of artisans from centuries past. Born in New York to a family of musicians and food lovers, Margaret began drawing on desks, napkins, tables, jeans, shoes, and walls, until she found herself in a pastry kitchen where she drew on a cake. Then she discovered food coloring, royal icing, and sugar paste and went on to create some of the most beautiful and delicious creations ever seen. Margaret loves what she does and her fantastic creations have been featured extensively in print, TV, radio, and in motion pictures. www.margaretbraun.com