Wylie Dufresne

Wylie Dufresne

New York

About Wylie Dufresne

Wylie Dufresne is the chef/owner of Du's Donuts and Coffee. He is the former chef and owner of the wd~50 and Alder restaurants in Manhattan. He is a leading American proponent of molecular gastronomy, the movement to incorporate science and new techniques in the preparation and presentation of food.

My Venues


  • One Star
    Michelin Guide
  • Best Chef: New York City
    James Beard Foundation
  • Nominee for Outstanding Restaurant (wd~50)
    James Beard Foundation
  • Three Stars
    The New York Times
  • 101 Best Restaurants in America
    The Daily Meal
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in NYC

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Beware the coffee monster...
"Beware the coffee monster..."
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I'm really digging the
"I'm really digging the BYGGYBYRD #3 from @byggyz !!"
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Pineapple buns coming soon to
"Pineapple buns coming soon to a @dus_donuts near you!"
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At My Venues