General Session

Inside the Mind of a Sugar Genius — Christina Tosi

9:20 AM–10:00 AM Jun 2, 2019

S320, Level 3


Christina Tosi is the CEO and Founder of Milk Bar, called “one of the most exciting bakeries in the country” by Bon Appétit magazine, with locations throughout New York, Washington, D.C., L.A., Boston, Las Vegas, and Toronto. Christina founded the dessert programs at Momofuku and went on to build a culinary empire of her own. Since opening Milk Bar’s doors in 2008, The New York Times describes Christina as a “border crossing pastry chef”. She has changed the face of baking with her innovative creations such as cereal milk™ ice cream, compost cookies®, and crack pie®.

The culinary trendsetter and sugar genius is a two-time James Beard award winner, Crain’s New York 40 under 40 honoree and the author of three highly acclaimed cookbooks, All About Cake, Momofuku Milk Bar, and Milk Bar Life. Christina is a role model to her team of over 200 and is a judge on the hit cooking competition series MasterChef and MasterChef Junior (on Fox), playing an integral role in mentoring and making home cooks’ dreams come true.

Christina’s unstoppable and free-spirited approach to life and inspiring achievements make her one of the most well-rounded and desirable chefs in the world.

Learn how to think outside of the box when it comes to desserts with Christina Tosi.

Also appearing at the Welcome Party, South A Concourse on Saturday, June 1 from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM and at the Cake Decorating Challenge Awards on Sunday, June 2 from 4:20 PM - 4:30 PM.

Book Signing

Date: Sunday, June 2, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM