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

02/22/2015

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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

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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.

Chef John Kraus brings home the bronze medal for USA!!!

01/29/2015

The winners of the Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie were announced yesterday evening, and Team USA, led by John Kraus of Patisserie 46 in Minneapolis, took the bronze medal, outbaked only by Italy (gold) and Japan (silver). The Coupe du Monde is the most important pastry competition in the world. It takes place every other year in Lyon, France. Read more here.

 

Best Bakery Twin Cities 2014

11/04/2014

Patisserie 46 was named “Best Bakery” (Minnesota Monthly Best of the Twin Cities: Food and Drink 2014).

“The first minute or two that you walk in to Patisserie 46— besides it always being busy—you notice how calm and happy everyone is. It’s understated, warm, and inviting. Then you see the showcase, and the bread, and this feeling creeps in—one that says, ‘You are standing in one of the greatest bakeries in the country,’ and it’s so laid-back that you wonder (and hope) that everyone notices!  Read article.1114-Cover