Belinda Leong


Belinda Leong is a James Beard Award-winning pastry chef. She co-founded and co-owns the critically acclaimed b. Patisserie in San Francisco. Belinda's work has been featured in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Washington Post, The Tasting Table, Huffington Post, Serious Eats, Thrillist, and AFAR, among others.


After spending eight years at Gary Danko where she had been a pastry chef since 1999, Belinda left San Francisco in 2005 to gain more experience and refine her skills at top restaurants and patisseries in Paris, Copenhagen, Barcelona, and Brussels. Upon her return, she went to work for Chef David Kinch at Manresa with ideas for starting her own business germinating in her brain. Following a series of successful pop-ups, Belinda opened b. Patisserie with her business partner Michel Suas in 2013 to accolades from Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Washington Post, and San Francisco Magazine, among others. Zagat named Belinda "Best Pastry Chef of the Year." Belinda's work has also been featured online and in such publications as Bake, SF Eater, CNN, Yahoo, The Tasting Table, Huffington Post, Serious Eats, Thrillist, and AFAR.


Belinda began her culinary training with an internship at Chef Michael Minna's Acqua Restaurant. She then graduated from the Hospitality and Restaurant Program at City College of San Francisco.

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