PASTRY CHEF/ OWNER /AUTHOR
Heather Bertinetti Rozzi is an award-winning pastry chef, owner of Stella Artisan Italian and noted author of acclaimed cookbook “Bake it, don’t fake it!” published by Atria Books. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America with a degree in baking and pastry arts, she then went on to open and receive rave reviews at Marea helping to win the James Beard 2010 best new restaurant award. Heathers career was spent working as a corporate pastry chef to some of Manhattans most acclaimed restaurants such as Carbone and The Four Seasons Restaurant. Heather has been lauded by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and was named in Zagat’s 2011 “30 under 30: New York’s Hottest Up-and-Comers”. In 2017 Heather became chef and owner of Stella Artisan Italian located in Ridgewood NJ. Her and her husband man the helm and are expanding their business next door. Their approach to food is simple; fresh, seasonal and memorable.