About Author: Sarah Levy

Sarah Levy
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Sarah Levy delighted millions as the owner and proprietor of Sarah's Pastries & Candies, one of Chicago's most popular confectionaries since its opening in 2004. A graduate of Northwestern University and the French Pastry School, Ms. Levy is the author of Sweetness: Delicious Baked Treats for Every Occasion and the winner of the Food Network Challenge. She’s been featured in USA TodayBetter Homes and Gardens and the Chicago Tribune, among many others. Ms. Levy's now doing business as S. Levy Foods, and is a leader in the airport food concession business.

Posts by Sarah Levy

  • He puts the let us in Lettuce Entertain You. Mychael Bonner – yes Mychael with a ‘y’ – sounds rather exotic. Actually, he was born in Muncie, Indiana, but has...

    Chef Mychael Bonner

    He puts the let us in Lettuce Entertain You. Mychael Bonner – yes Mychael with a ‘y’ – sounds rather exotic. Actually, he was born in Muncie, Indiana, but has...

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  • Back in 1968, her father, Chris Liakouras, and uncle, Bill Liakouras, founded The Parthenon, a Greektown dining staple. Today it’s Yanna Liakouras who handles the day-to-day operations: payroll, scheduling, balancing...

    Yanna Liakouras

    Back in 1968, her father, Chris Liakouras, and uncle, Bill Liakouras, founded The Parthenon, a Greektown dining staple. Today it’s Yanna Liakouras who handles the day-to-day operations: payroll, scheduling, balancing...

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  • The CEO of Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group could be called Chicago’s Man About Town Grant DePorter grew up living at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. His father, Donald DePorter, ran the...

    Grant DePorter

    The CEO of Harry Caray’s Restaurant Group could be called Chicago’s Man About Town Grant DePorter grew up living at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. His father, Donald DePorter, ran the...

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  • It was a brutally cold day when Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer and I made Bostock Brioche (aka twice-baked brioche) together. The French Pastry School was closed due to subzero temps and,...

    Baking with Chef Pfeiffer

    It was a brutally cold day when Chef Jacquy Pfeiffer and I made Bostock Brioche (aka twice-baked brioche) together. The French Pastry School was closed due to subzero temps and,...

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  • “Warmth, comfort and a package of love.” Angela Lee, director of The Happy Point Restaurant Group, owns three West Loop dining destinations: Grange Hall Burger Bar, Sushi Dokku and De...

    Baking Pecan Pie with Angela Lee

    “Warmth, comfort and a package of love.” Angela Lee, director of The Happy Point Restaurant Group, owns three West Loop dining destinations: Grange Hall Burger Bar, Sushi Dokku and De...

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  • Cooking with NoMI Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche. Some call it luck, others call it fate. Ryan LaRoche credits the latter for becoming a chef. His first taste of the biz...

    Sous Chef for a Day

    Cooking with NoMI Executive Chef Ryan LaRoche. Some call it luck, others call it fate. Ryan LaRoche credits the latter for becoming a chef. His first taste of the biz...

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  • Tre Soldi’s executive chef masters Roman cooking – and he’s never even been to Rome. Y’all ready to meet Texas native Brandon Wolff? After five years of training under Paul...

    Tre Soldi’s Brandon Wolff

    Tre Soldi’s executive chef masters Roman cooking – and he’s never even been to Rome. Y’all ready to meet Texas native Brandon Wolff? After five years of training under Paul...

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  • A friend of mine recently turned me onto the powers of Blue Print Cleanse juices at Whole Foods. I’ve since become quite the fan, with my favorite fix coming from...

    Beet Juice

    A friend of mine recently turned me onto the powers of Blue Print Cleanse juices at Whole Foods. I’ve since become quite the fan, with my favorite fix coming from...

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  • “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” After proving her skill set and work ethic at Southern Wine & Spirits, Josephine Terlato became the fourth generation family member to work at Terlato...

    Josephine Terlato

    “Don’t sweat the small stuff.” After proving her skill set and work ethic at Southern Wine & Spirits, Josephine Terlato became the fourth generation family member to work at Terlato...

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  • Thanks to Morton’s incredible Savor the Summer special, you don’t have to feel guilty when indulging in an elaborate four-course dinner. Now until September 30, enjoy four courses at the...

    Morton’s – The Steakhouse

    Thanks to Morton’s incredible Savor the Summer special, you don’t have to feel guilty when indulging in an elaborate four-course dinner. Now until September 30, enjoy four courses at the...

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