Burning Q: Maya Erickson, Lazy Bear

Burning Q: Maya Erickson, Lazy Bear

We just have one question.

June 7, 2016

Q: How do you know when you've found your creative identity?




A: I've found it and changed it many times. I think what is so exciting about cooking, and any art form really, is that your voice can change so many times throughout your career.

My personal style is in a constant evolution. I pull inspiration from so many places and experiences that I hesitate to lockdown what I think my identity in the culinary world is. I am terrified of hitting a plateau and being in a place where I'm not pushing myself to be better and more creative than I was the day before. The food that I'm making now is absolutely the best representation of who I am as a pastry chef currently, but I'm sure that will be very different 10 years from now. 


— Maya Erickson, Lazy Bear




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