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.

Candy Canes

Amorphic Sugar Centerpiece with Flowers

Marzipan Dove Wagashi

Sugar Corn Centerpiece

Cloud Puffs

Croissants, Pain au Chocolat, Pain Raisin and Danish

Cranberry Creme Caramel

Pumpkin Pie in Squash Cups

Hydrated Raisins

Celebration Centerpiece

Simple Syrup


Pulled Sugar Lollipops

Basic Buttercream

Royal Icing

Molded Ice Sculpture

Wagashi Chocolate Sculpture

Classic Genoise

Chocolate and Vanilla Vacherin

Almond Drops

Almond Paste

Earl Grey Tea Tart

Savory Snacks

Magic Flowers

Sugar Stained Glass


Peanut Brittle