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Gale Gand

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Gale is a partner in the Chicago restaurant Tru.

Biography: Gale Gand is a nationally acclaimed pastry chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, television personality, root beer maker, and mom. She is the James Beard Award-winning executive pastry chef and partner of the acclaimed restaurant ''Tru'' in Chicago. Known across the country as the host of ''Sweet Dreams'', which was the Food Network's first daily show devoted entirely to baking. Gand also has her own root beer company and line of bakeware.

  • Butter Sugar Flour Eggs Nominated, James Beard Award, Best Cookbook in the Baking and Desserts category, 2000
  • American Brasserie Finalist, Julia Child Cookbook Awards

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers


Selected Titles

American Brasserie: 180 Simple, Robust Recipes Inspired by the Rustic Foods of France, Italy and America
ISBN: 0028616308 OCLC: New York :

John Wiley & Sons Inc New York : 1997

Gathers the restaurant's signature recipes.

Butter, sugar, flour, eggs /
ISBN: 0609604201 OCLC: 40734866

C. Potter, New York : ©1999.

Chapter by chapter the authors explain each basic ingredient and each flavor's

Chocolate & vanilla /
ISBN: 0307238520 OCLC: 63195953

Clarkson Potter/Publishers, New York : ©2006.

Gale Gand's brunch! :
ISBN: 0307406989 OCLC: 236339068

Clarkson Potter/Publishers, New York : ©2009.

Every weekend is worth celebrating when you can relax over a good brunch.

Gale Gand's just a bite :
ISBN: 0609608258 OCLC: 46419975

Clarkson Potter, New York : ©2001.

The Food Network star offers more than 125 recipes for miniature dessert treats, from ginger cookies to very red velvet cupcakes.

Gale Gand's Lunch!
ISBN: 054422650X OCLC:

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014

It’s time for a lunch revolution. Lunchtime doesn’t need to be about hurrying through an assortment of processed products. The midday meal is a fabulous opportunity to enjoy delicious ingredients and flavor-packed dishes and to slow down while you eat (even if just for a few moments). Acclaimed chef Gale Gand shows you how to make it happen—simply and easily, and for a fraction of the price of prepared salads and sandwiches. Gand offers 150 recipes—including plenty of kid-friendly fare (tested and approved by Gand’s own children)—along with tons of tips for packing foods to go or turning lunch into a celebration with friends and family. As Gand says, when it comes to entertaining, “lunch is the new dinner.” Chapters on soups, pastas, salads, grains, fruits, and more, as well as desserts, drinks, dips, and snacks, provide countless combinations for memorable meals at home or on the go.

Gale Gand's short + sweet :
ISBN: 1400047331 OCLC: 51898895

Clarkson Potter/Publishers, New York : ©2004.

Contains quick and easy recipes for various dessert treats!