About the Show

Pastry chef extraordinaire Jacques Torres indulges his passion for dessert by exploring the wide world of sweets. Jacques journeys through the United States and Europe to meet and learn the secrets of the finest artisanal pastry and candy makers in the world. Then, back in his own kitchen, Jacques shares how he creates his signature sweets- which range from traditional to wildly over-the-top creations. Join Jacques and indulge your passion for dessert.

Jacques' Homemade Cotton Candy

Candy Ribbon

Almond Paste

Bread Pudding

Simple Syrup

Croissants, Pain au Chocolat, Pain Raisin and Danish


Classic Genoise

Royal Icing

Caillison d'Aix

Peanut Brittle

Savory Snacks

Rolling Fondant

Basic Buttercream


Pate a Choux Centerpiece

Sugar Stained Glass

Pulled Sugar Lollipops

Warm Apricot Tart

Marzipan Figures

Candy Canes

Earl Grey Tea Tart

Molded Ice Sculpture

Hydrated Raisins

Chocolate and Vanilla Vacherin

Marshmallow Braids

Chocolate Decorations