Caroline Schiff Instagram Caroline Schiff is the executive pastry chef at Gage & Tollner, author of The Sweet Side of Sourdough, a 2022 James Beard Award nominee for Outstanding Pastry Chef, and a 2022 F&W Best New Chef. Known on Instagram as @pastryschiff, she is a celebrated pastry chef, culinary consultant, and recipe writer and developer based in Brooklyn. Experience Schiff got her start in the restaurant industry over a decade ago, working at The Good Fork, Mas (la Grillade), Maysville NYC, Kenton's NOLA, and Greene Grape Provision. She's appeared on Good Morning America, Beat Bobby Flay, Her Name Is Chef, and Chopped. Education Schiff earned a Master of Arts in French studies at the University of St. Andrews and studied French language and literature at the Université Stendhal Grenoble 3. About Food & Wine Food & Wine, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for anyone passionate about the culinary world. With rigorously tested recipes and the most trusted restaurant, drinks, culinary travel and home coverage, we inspire and empower people everywhere to discover, create, and devour the best in food and wine. Learn more about us and our editorial process.