MARISA CHURCHILL began her career as a pastry chef in the San Francisco area after graduating from culinary school in 2000. Her desserts have been widely praised and featured in publications such as Bon Appétit,Food & Wine, and Details. Marisa was among the forty top pastry chefs invited by Food Arts two years in a row for their annual pastry conference. She was a competitor on Bravo’s Top Chef: Season 2 and continues to appear on Food Network Challenge. For more information visit MarisaChurchill.com.