Nick Malgieri, former executive pastry chef at Windows on the World and 1996 inductee into Who's Who of Food and Beverage in America, is currently director of the baking programme at the Institute of Culinary Education.
The author of 12 cookbooks, Nick's recipes have been published in the New York Times, Food & Wine and Gourmet and he is a frequent contributor to The Washington Post. Nick has made many television appearances, including on Food Network and Martha Stewart. In addition to this, Nick has more than 30 years of teaching experience internationally.
Malgieri is a Certified Culinary Professional and member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, where he served as chairman of its certification committee. He was also a member of the Board of Trustees of the IACP culinary trust. A founder and member of Bakers Dozen East, he also has a membership with the Federazione Italiana dei Cuochi, the Amicale Culinaire de Monaco, and the Société Culinaire Philanthropique de New York. In 2003 he was made a Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Channe du Valais for promoting Swiss gastronomy and culture in the United States, and in March 2006 he received the Philadelphia Toque Award for exceptional achievement in culinary writing and accomplishments. He is currently directing the baking programme at the Institute of Culinary Education and is a guest teacher at many cooking schools.