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.

Simple Syrup


Pulled Sugar Lollipops

Basic Buttercream

Molded Ice Sculpture

Chocolate and Vanilla Vacherin

Almond Drops

Royal Icing

Earl Grey Tea Tart

Rolling Fondant

Wagashi Chocolate Sculpture

Classic Genoise

Almond Paste


Floral Sugar Squares

Magic Flowers

Raisin Punch

Bread Pudding

Pate a Choux Centerpiece

Sugar Stained Glass

Caillison d'Aix

Cranberry Creme Caramel

Pumpkin Pie in Squash Cups

Celebration Centerpiece

Hydrated Raisins

Peanut Brittle