Gina DePalma

Location: New York, New York
Education: Peter Kump's New York Cooking School (now the Institute of Culinary Education)
Expertise: Italian cuisine
  • An expert in Italian pastry and frequent traveler to Rome, Gina shared her knowledge of Italian cuisine as a regular contributor to Serious Eats.
  • She spent 15 years at NYC's acclaimed Babbo restaurant as pastry chef, and in 2007 published Dolce Italiano: Desserts from the Babbo Kitchen.
  • In 2009, Gina won the James Beard Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef.


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