William Werner

William Werner

San Francisco

About William Werner

William Werner is the chef/partner of Craftsman and Wolves (CAW), an award-winning contemporary patisserie in San Francisco with three storefront locations. He has twenty years of experience in restaurants and hotels on both the East and West Coast during which he has refined techniques for pastry and chocolate work, honed in on his presentation style, and expanded his palette of flavors. He is a 2015 and 2016 finalist for the James Beard "Outstanding Baker."

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  • Outstanding Baker, Finalist
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best Pastry Chef
    San Francisco Magazine
  • Top Ten Pastry Chefs of America 2015
    Dessert Professional
  • 2015 Most Passionate Chef/Restaurateur in San Francisco
    The Passion Company

Behind the Scenes

Twin lobsters on my birthday
"Twin lobsters on my birthday that weighed more than our twins on their birthday! And Jamie got me the best gin in the world.. #3lblobster"
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