NANCY SILVERTON Chef Nancy Silverton began her delicious career in Sonoma, California, where she started working in a vegetarian kitchen in her college dormitory. After discovering cooking was her passion, she decided to pursue an "official" culinary education, and enrolled in Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in London, England.
Graduating with a solid foundation in culinary arts, Silverton returned to the states to begin working at Michael's restaurant in Santa Monica, CA under Jimmy Brinkeley. It was there that Silverton discovered her passion for pastry and returned to Europe to attended Lenotre Culinary Institute in Plasir, France to perfect her skills.
Upon returning to the states Nancy was invited by Wolfgang Puck to be the head pastry chef at his world renowned southern California restaurant, Spago.