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.

The Fontaine

Marshmallow Braids

Sugar Corn Centerpiece

Dough Basket

Marzipan Figures

Chocolate Coconut Candy


Wagashi Chocolate Sculpture

Pulled Sugar Lollipops

Basic Buttercream

Classic Genoise

Rolling Fondant

Bread Pudding


Peanut Brittle


Savory Snacks

Magic Flowers

Pate a Choux Centerpiece

Caillison d'Aix

Sugar Stained Glass

Almond Paste

Chocolate and Vanilla Vacherin

Almond Drops

Earl Grey Tea Tart

Molded Ice Sculpture

Hydrated Raisins