About the Author
EWALD NOTTER is the founder and owner of the Notter School of Pastry Arts in Orlando, Florida. Renowned as a master of sugar and chocolate work, he has worked with chocolate for thirty-five years, during which time he was the first pastry professional inductee into the Pastry Art and Design Hall of Fame. He has won numerous awards, including National and World Pastry Team Champion, Pastry Chef of the Year, and fifteen gold medals in various other pastry competitions. In 2001, he won the gold medal at the Coupe du Monde in Lyon, France, with the U.S. team, earning the highest score ever held in sugarwork. He has taught at pastry schools around the world and has served as a pastry advisor to the American Culinary Federation's Culinary Team USA.