Nicole Plue

Nicole Plue

San Francisco

About Nicole Plue

Nicole Plue is the Director of Pastry Arts at San Francisco Cooking School. She is a James Beard Award winner for Outstanding Pastry Chef in 2010. Her extensive resume includes pastry chef on the opening team of Danny Meyer’s Eleven Madison Park in New York City and recipe developer for the pastry and baking segments of Martha Stewart Living Television. Most recently, she was the executive pastry chef at the Michelin-starred Cyrus in Healdsburg, Calif., which closed in 2012.


  • Outstanding Pastry Chef
    James Beard Foundation
  • Opening Pastry Chef
    Elevan Madison Park
  • Recipe Developer
    Martha Stewart
  • Pastry Chef of the Year
    SF Magazine
  • Rising Star Chef
    San Francisco Chronicle

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