Stella Parks

Stella Parks is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a James Beard Award nominated writer for Serious Eats. She was named one of America’s Best New Pastry Chefs by Food & Wine. When not at home in Lexington, Kentucky, Stella can be found at the Serious Eats test kitchen in Brooklyn, New York.


James Beard Foundation Book Award, 2018

International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Award, 2018

Books by Stella Parks

  • 9780393239867 72

    BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts

    Stella Parks, J. Kenji López-Alt

    Hardcover, 2017

    An award-winning pastry chef’s foolproof recipes and fresh take on the history of American desserts, from chocolate chip cookies to toaster pastries.