American chef and baker who is best known for being the CEO and founder of Confetti Cakes, a New York bakery which specializes in custom cakes. She is also known for having published several cook books including The Confetti Cakes Cookbook in 2007 and Confetti Cakes For Kids in 2008.
She attended Vassar College where she graduated with her degree in Studio Art in 1998. She started her career as a textile designer at Polo Ralph Lauren and later attended pastry school at the Institute of Culinary Education.
One of her cakes was featured in the HBO series Sex and the City as the wedding cake of Charlotte and Harry.
She has a brother named Eric M. Strauss who works as a producer for ABC News.
She designed the 60th birthday cake for Ralph Lauren which was in the shape of his Bugatti sports car.