Co-Chair, Center for Advanced Pastry Studies (CAPS), Pastry & Baking Arts Chef-Instructor
Kathryn Gordon received her bachelors from Vassar, later attendeding New York University’s Stern School of Business for her graduate degree. She began her career as a Wall Street consultant before switching to food. After deciding to change professions, Gordon earned an honors certification from L'Academie de Cuisine and worked at leading restaurants such as The Rainbow Room, Windows on the World, Le Cirque and Le Bernadin.
Gordon was an assistant producer and co-host of the live Carymax World and National Pastry Championships for twelve years. She joined ICE in fall 2003 where she turned her knowledge and interest for cooking into a passionate career. Her first cookbook, Les Petits Macarons, Colorful French Confections to Make at Home (Running Press) was released in 2011.
Chef Gordon and colleague Jeff Yoskowitz recently started Food Start Up Help, a consultancy for new businesses. Kathryn is also the co-chair for ICE's Center for Advanced Pastry Studies (CAPS) program. For Gordon, the term "culinary voice" means, “thinking about the food you're serving from the ingredient level up — what the ingredients are, where they came from, and how they go together.”
Learn more about Chef Kathryn:
Winter Wonderland with Pastry Chef Kathryn Gordon
Les Petits Macarons
Recipe: Apple Pecan Waffles
Advanced Sugar Workshop with Ewald Notter
Classes with Chef Kathryn