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Jennifer McCoy
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Jennifer McCoy is the pastry chef at Craft in New York City and holds a BA in Food Writing from DePaul University, Chicago.

Originally from Chicago, Jennifer McCoy has baked her way through some of the best kitchens the city has to offer—Charlie Trotter’s, Blackbird and Bittersweet Bakery. She also spent a couple of years working for Emeril in New Orleans before making her way to New York
City where she’s worked at A Voce and is currently the Pastry Chef at
Craft. When not creating her own desserts, you can find Jenny
searching for the best scoop of ice cream in her Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn neighborhood with her little dog Olive.

Blog Entries by Jennifer McCoy

Craft Thanksgiving on ICE

Posted November 9, 2010 | 16:51:09 (EST)


Thanksgiving is a chef's holiday. I don't know a single chef who doesn't love it. Yet every year, I find myself at work on Thanksgiving instead of enjoying the holiday at home with family and friends. Such is the nature of the service industry, and most holidays, I don't much...

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I Just Discovered My Grandfather is a Mixologist!

Posted September 8, 2010 | 18:21:28 (EST)

Perhaps I'm just not that trendy, but this whole mixology thing has me in a twist. While I don't want to discredit anyone's interest in concocting creative cocktails (believe you me, I sure like drinking them), what is the difference between an inspired bartender and my grandfather?

They both...

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Cupcake Madness

Posted August 9, 2010 | 18:01:24 (EST)

Food trends come and go, but will that be the case of the cupcake?

I never thought it would come to this, but I think I have grown tired of them.

I have, since childhood, regarded the cupcake as the Holy Grail of baked goods. Set in its...

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