About Elisabeth Prueitt

Pastry chef Elisabeth Prueitt was trained at the Culinary Institute of America in New York. In 2002 she moved to San Francisco and co-founded Tartine Bakery and later Tartine Manufactory. She was named Pastry Chef of the Year in San Francisco Magazine. Tartine Bakery is continually rated in the Zagat Survey as Best Bakery and Best Breakfast in San Francisco. She was nominated for James Beard Award for Outstanding Pastry Chefs in 2006 and 2007, and won the award in 2008. She is also the co-author of two cookbooks.


  • Best Pastry Chef
    James Beard Foundation
  • Pastry Chef of the Year
    San Francisco magazine
  • Bib Gourmand (Bar Tartine)
    Michelin Guide
  • Top 10 Best Bread Bakeries in America
    Bon Appétit
  • Co-author
    Tartine Bakery
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in SF

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"Walked solo to the hotel next door for a change of scenery (I like Mickey Mouse just fine, but enough already) and some really good dessert of coconut, pineapple sorbet, and coconut meringue with rum caramel #willtravelfordessert @fsoahu"
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