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Top Chef Just Desserts Season 2 Episode 5: Like Water for Chocolate

Episode 5 of Top Chef Just Desserts season 2 tapped into two important childhood experiences — the candy bar and the water park. Le Bernardin‘s Executive Pastry Chef Michael Laiskonis talks about both with us this week. Pichet Ong! He’s all kinds of amazing. I am so curious to see his reactions to what he’s served. [...]

Top Chef Just Desserts Season 2, Episode 4: Laiskonis + the Chocolate Factory

Episode 4 of the newest season of Top Chef Just Desserts brought with it the promise of revisiting the sublime Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (and not the abomination that was Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!) and biding adieu to two cheftestants. Le Bernardin‘s Executive Pastry Chef Michael Laiskonis shares his thoughts. Michael, I’m [...]

Top Chef Just Desserts Season 2, Episode 3: Laiskonis on Macarons + Vanderpumps

Michael Laiskonis, Executive Pastry Chef at Le Bernardin, is back for another week, sharing his thoughts on the second season of Top Chef: Just Desserts! Does a plate the size of a silver dollar intimidate you, as a pastry chef — or inspire you? I’m big on the idea of small format desserts, where every single [...]