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.

Cloud Puffs

Jacques' Homemade Cotton Candy

Almond Paste

Bread Pudding


Croissants, Pain au Chocolat, Pain Raisin and Danish

Simple Syrup

Rolling Fondant

Candy Canes

Savory Snacks

Earl Grey Tea Tart

Basic Buttercream

Royal Icing

Peanut Brittle

Pulled Sugar Lollipops

Caillison d'Aix

Sugar Stained Glass

Classic Genoise


Pate a Choux Centerpiece

Candy Ribbon

Chocolate Coconut Candy

Marzipan Dove Wagashi

Marzipan Figures

Chocolate and Vanilla Vacherin

The Fontaine

Molded Ice Sculpture