Laurie Ellen Pellicano is a food professional specializing in baking & pastry arts. A Brooklyn resident and New Jersey native who has spent formative time in the Catskills, 12 years living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She honed her pastry skills for five years at San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery where she led the pastry recipe development and testing for the James Beard Award nominated cookbook, Tartine Book No. 3, and received a Zagat SF 30 Under 30 award. She approaches food with a respect for seasonality, conservation and history. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
Laurie Ellen works in recipe development and testing, crafts custom desserts for special occasions, teaches baking classes, and assists in food styling for print and video.
Folks she has had the pleasure of working with include Coca Cola, NYT Magazine, Chobani, Stella Artois, Land O’Lakes, Everlane, Nine Stories Productions, Williams Sonoma, Bon Appétit, Mission Chinese Food, and Haven’s Kitchen NYC