As Wolfgang Puck’s executive Pastry Chef Sherry Yard is the pastry princess of Los Angeles and beyond. She is the recipient of two James Beard Foundation Awards, the highest honors in hospitality. Her first was in 2000 for “Outstanding Pastry Chef.” She is also the author of two acclaimed books on the pastry arts.
Sherry is an active member of C-CAP’s Advisory Board for Los Angeles. She is also the host chef for the “Getting Our Just Desserts” Benefit. Sherry mentors C-CAP students on a regular basis and, over the years, has hired many alums of the program. Many C-CAP success stories have started in Sherry’s pastry kitchens!