NICK MALGIERI, former Executive Pastry Chef at Windows on the World and 1996 inductee into Who’s Who of Food and Beverage in America, is the founder of baking programs at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York VCity. He is the author of PASTRY, BREAD, and 10 other cookbooks, including the James Beard winner How to Bake and the IACP/Julia Child Cookbook award-winner Chocolate. Nick’s recipes have been published widely, including in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Washington Post, Food & Wine, Gourmet and Bon Appetit. He is a contributing editor of Dessert Professional and Passport magazines. Nick has appeared on national morning shows and local television throughout the United States, as well as on the Food Network and with Julia Child and Martha Stewart.