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The crisp Tainori chocolate croquant from the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth

The crisp Tainori chocolate croquant from the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth.

From Parfaits to Pies: Best New Event Desserts

Off-premise and hotel caterers share top trends in desserts for special events, which include parfaits and other French desserts along with pies and molecular creations

 

THE FRENCH CONNECTION Julia Child would be so proud. The variety of French-inspired pastries and confections on today’s dessert menus is indeed magnifique, ranging from the familiar—eclairs, profiteroles and macarons—to the more obscure—croquants, vacherins and verrines. “Our pastry chef, Catherine Rodriguez, loves watching the dessert trends from France and incorporating them into our offerings,” says Lisa Hopkins, CPCE

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