Pastry chef most famous for being a judge on the Good Network reality show Cake Wars. Along with Nancy Truman, she is the co-founder of the famed Los Angeles bakery Fonuts. She later became a judge on Cupcake Wars.
She opened her first restaurant while living in Costa Rica.
She received four-star reviews from the Los Angeles Times for her work at both Patina and The Bazaar, making her the first pastry chef ever to earn two four-star reviews from the publication.
She previously dated chef Michael Voltaggio.
She has served as the patisserie at The Bazaar, a Los Angeles restaurant run by chef Jose Andres.