Netflix revealed a trailer, photos and key art for Chef’s Table: Pastry, the latest series of the Chef’s Table franchise that goes inside the lives and kitchens of some of the world’s most renowned international pastry chefs.
Each episode of the four-part series focuses on a single chef and takes a unique look at their life, talent, and passion. Those featured include:
Christina Tosi, Milk Bar (United States)
American chef Tosi is the creative baker and business force behind the incredible success of Milk Bar, an expanding bakery and dessert chain known for whimsical reinventions of nostalgic ingredients. Milk Bar is part of the Manhattan-based Momofuku restaurant group created by chef David Chang.
Corrado Assenza, Caffé Sicilia (Italy)
One of the most renowned pastry chefs in Italy, Assenza plies the trade of his forefathers, sourcing pristine ingredients from around Sicily to create some of the best gelato, granita and cannoli in the world.
Jordi Roca, el celler de can roca (Spain)
Wild man Jordi Roca is a fine dining pastry chef in the mold of the avant-garde savory master, crafting desserts inspired by perfumes and fabulous soccer goals. He is the youngest of the fraternal trio behind el celler de can roca, consistently regarded as one of the world’s greatest restaurants.
Will Goldfarb, Room4Dessert (Indonesia)
After a tumultuous career as a pioneer of New York’s dessert-only restaurant scene, Will Goldfarb relocated and found success, inspiration and ideal ingredients in an unlikely place: Bali, Indonesia.
Viewers will learn the history behind Tosi’s wildly popular and accessible “Crack Pie;” are treated to luxurious Italian gelato with Assenza; take in the essence of a tropical paradise with Goldfarb; and gain inspiration from Roca’s whimsical masterpieces.
The latest Chef’s Table chapter of remains true to the brand, with compelling and nuanced biographical stories that weave together the past and present to synthesize where the chefs are now and where they’ve come from—the failures, sacrifices and choices they’ve made, according to Netflix.
“Driven by narrative,the story is told by the chef and his or her food, supported by testimony from a well-known writer, expert or friend,” the streamer says in a press release.
The series is from creator, director and executive producer David Gelb (Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Chef’s Table) Chef’s Table: Pastry and is a Boardwalk Pictures production.
Chef’s Table: Pastry premieres April 13 on Netflix.