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Christina Olufson
Works at forage restaurant
Attended California School of Culinary Arts Pasadena
Lives in west hollywood
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sweet treats in the larder at tavern:
-assorted french macarons: pistachio, raspberry, chocolate with salted caramel, meyer lemon
-cherry turnovers
-chocolate and fleur de sel cookies sandwiched with dulce de leche
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check out slide #7: aoc's blood orange vacherin with kumquats, creme fraiche and pistachios
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new desserts at aoc:
-blood orange vacherin with kumquat ice cream and pistachios
-blueberry crisp with cardamom streusel and vanilla ice cream
-coconut tres leches cake with strawberries and hibiscus
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new at tavern, available for lunch and dinner:

sticky toffee pudding with blood oranges, kumquats, black sesame tuile and tangerine sorbet
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first night, back on the menu at lucques:

churros y chocolate with dulce de leche and horchata ice cream
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on the dessert menu at lucques:
-frozen banana cream pie with graham cracker crust, bourbon cream and maple pecans
-ricotta tart with laura chenel chevre, strawberries, fennel and mint
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Meet A.O.C. chef de cuisine Lauren Herman and get her recipe for a perfect spring salad.
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flourless chocolate-hazelnut cake, prune-walnut rugelach, vanilla canele, easter egg sugar cookies, vanilla cupcakes, assorted french macarons and chocolate-dipped coconut macaroons.
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also new to the lucques dessert menu...

meyer lemon panna cotta with blueberries, pistachios and candied orange
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Occupation
pastry chef
Employment
  • forage restaurant
    pastry chef, 2015 - present
    www.foragela.com
  • lucques, aoc, tavern
    executive pastry chef, 2006 - 2015
    www.thelucquesgroup.com
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west hollywood
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Pastry Chef in Los Angeles
Introduction

·      May 2014, Serious Eats (Sweets) Blog, favorite sweets in Los Angeles

·      April 2014, The Chalkboard Magazine, featured recipe

·      February 2014, Baking and Pastry North America, regional showcase featured dessert recipe

·      December 2013, LA Magazine, featured recipe

·      October, 2013 AOC Cookbook, featured dessert recipes

·      April, 2013            Food and Wine nomination for “The People’s Best New Pastry Chef,” West Region

·      January/February 2013 Plate magazine’s article “A Fraîche Take on Desserts”

·      August 2012 WhereLA magazine’s “Top 10 Chefs Under 30”

·      May 2012 Eater LA’s “Young Guns, Final 50”

·      March 2012 featured recipe in Grace Bauer’s cookbook L.A. Classic Desserts

·      February 2012 Zagat’s “30 Under 30”-Los Angeles

Education
  • California School of Culinary Arts Pasadena
    Baking & Patisserie, 2005 - 2006
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