About Pichet Ong

Pichet Ong is the pastry chef at Maketto. Eating and cooking are his hobby and heartbeat. A creator of whimsical sweet and savory foods, he combines the fond flavors of his childhood with modern cooking techniques to create culinary offerings that are seasonal, pure, light, and delightfully experimental, yet nostalgic.


  • Guest Judge
    Top Chef Just Desserts
  • Contestant
    Iron Chef America
  • Pastry Provocateur
    Food & Wine
  • Nominee for Outstanding Pastry Chef
    James Beard Foundation
  • Author
    The Sweet Spot: Asian-Inspired Desserts

My Restaurants

  • Maketto
    1351 H St NE
    Washington, D.C.

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

From My Menu