Meg Galus

Pastry Chef/Baker
Meg Galus

Chicago

About Meg Galus

Meg Galus serves as the Executive Pastry Chef for Boka and Somerset in Chicago. She joined Boka Restaurant Group in January of 2015, overseeing the pastry programs of Boka, Momotaro, and Swift and Sons. In 2015 and 2017 she was a James Beard Outstanding Pastry Chef finalist, was awarded Chicago Tribune Pastry Chef of the Year in 2016 and won the Jean Banchet Pastry Chef of the Year in 2017. Chef Meg was a James Beard Outstanding Pastry Chef finalist in 2018. Prior to joining Boka Restaurant Group, Meg was an international semifinalist in the Valrhona C3 competition and placed first in the Chicago Restaurant Pastry Competition.

My Venues

  • Boka
    1729 N Halsted St
    Chicago, IL
  • Somerset
    1112 N. State Street
    Chicago, IL

Accolades

  • Pastry Chef of the Year
    Jean Banchet 2017
  • Pastry Chef of the Year
    Chicago Tribune 2016

At My Venues

Roasted chicken
$$$, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, American, New American, Old Town
"The roasted chicken at Boka? Not one thing wrong with it: boudin, prune, maitake mushroom and a little cabbage. Lee Wolen is the master of roast chicken. Simplicity at its best."