Chef Chris in the News

Chef Chris Hanmer at Bogota Wine and Food Festival

World Champion Pastry Chef Chris Hanmer will be a guest chef at the Bogota Wine & Food Festival in Bogota, Columbia, on August 22-26, 2012. Chef Chris will join prominent chefs from around the world at this international event celebrating Columbia’s growing presence in the culinary world. After the 2011 Bogota Wine & Food Festival […]

Chef Chris Hanmer at New Orleans Food & Wine Experience

May 22-26, 2012, celebrates the 20th annual New Orleans Food & Wine Experience. This year offers a new event: The Big Gateaux Show, a cake showpiece competition. World Champion Pastry Chef Chris Hanmer will be serving as a judge as 5-member teams compete for the $5000 prize. Through its 20 year history, the New Orleans […]

Chef Chris Hanmer to be Honored as One of Dessert Professional Magazine’s Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America

On June 4th, 2012, Dessert Professional magazine will hold their 19th annual awards ceremony to present the 2012 Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America. Dessert Professional is the nation’s leading publication of the pastry, ice cream, and chocolate industries. “With more and more remarkable talent filling the ranks of dessert professionals, being recognized as one […]

Chef Chris Hanmer’s Kosher Recipes in April 2012 Family Circle Magazine

World Champion Pastry Chef Chris Hanmer was recently interviewed in April 2012 Family Circle. The article by Jonna Galla Weppler focuses on Chef Chris’ kosher dessert recipes, which he continues to develop throughout the years. A recipe for kosher Molten Chocolate Cakes is included with the article. In the conversation with Family Circle, Chef Chris […]

Chat with Chef Chris Hanmer on Facebook with Food & Wine

World Champion Pastry Chef Chris Hanmer will be chatting with Food & Wine readers on February 13, 2012, at 2:00 PM EST. Join the online chat at

Chef Chris Hanmer in January Vegas Seven

World Champion Pastry Chef Chris Hanmer is featured in Vegas Seven online magazine for January 19, 2012, titled, Have Cake, Eat It Too. Writer Grace Bascos visits The School of Pastry Design in Las Vegas, Nevada, with Chef Chris discussing everything from his Top Chef appearance to the CH SweetHearts community to his views on […]

Chef Chris Hanmer in February Food & Wine

World Champion Pastry Chef Chris Hanmer is featured in the February 2012 issue of Food & Wine magazine. The spread is part of the prizes received for winning the title of Top Chef on Bravo TV’s Top Chef Just Desserts, Season 2. In the feature, Chef Chris has the opportunity to share his Top Chef […]

Chef Chris at the Cayman Cookout

World Champion Pastry Chef Chris Hanmer, winner of Top Chef: Just Desserts, served a dessert showcase at the 2012 Food & Wine Cayman Cookout as part of the prize package from the competition. While there, Chef Chris talked with Paula Forbes of, and was featured in a Live from the Eater Lounge piece titled, […]