Pastry Chef Beth Biundo of Lilette - Biography

New Orleans, LA

December 2011

A native of New Orleans and Pastry Chef at Lilette since 2004, Beth Biundo originally studied pastry at the French Culinary Institute in New York. While in New York, she worked as an event planner and taught pastry classes. She then began her chef career at the famed Windsor Court Hotel in New Orleans and has also worked at such revered establishments as Emeril's, Delmonico, and Cuvee. Before her pastry passion took over, Biundo earned a degree in Art History from Southern Methodist University in Dallas and brings an artistic sensibility to her work, creating unforgettable desserts inspired by her travels throughout the world. She has been named a James Beard semifinalist for “Outstanding Pastry Chef” in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.