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James Beard Announces 2015 Semifinalists For Prestigious Food Awards


Outstanding Baker

John Kraus, Patisserie 46, Minneapolis. Read More.

James Beard Awards 2015 Restaurant & Chef Semifinalists from Minnesota



John Kraus, fresh off his bronze placement at the Coup du Monde who owns and operates Patisserie 46 is listed as a nominee for Outstanding Baker. Read More.

16 Twin Cities chefs, restaurants, bakers are James Beard Foundation semifinalists


The foundation is debuting a new awards category in 2015: Outstanding Baker, honoring the creative forces behind retail bakeries. Two Minneapolis bakers are in the running: John Kraus of Patisserie 46 and Steve Horton of Rustica. Read More.

The 2015 Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists


John Kraus, Patisserie 46, Minneapolis. Read More.

John Kraus of Patisserie 46 on Coupe du Monde: “I’ve Never Been So Nervous In My Life”

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“Maybe if I was a Swiss watch maker people would understand it better.”

Master pastry chef John Kraus, owner of Patisserie 46, is referring to the processes that go into making his pastries, each one a couple days’ worth of labor. Read More.