Dessert Coatings for Fall

One thing about cooler temperatures is certain, additional layering is necessary. This applies to the delicacies in your display case and catering menu. Think about it, when something always looks the same, the visual can become boring and essentially unappealing. So it’s important to catch (and keep) the attention of your customers for the sake… Read more »

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10 Questions with The Place

As the leaves are falling off the trees and the temperatures around most of the Unites States are becoming cold, Amy Andrade, PreGel Special Service Team Manager, takes you to a warm and tropical locale in this issue of “10 Questions With…” Located in the Caribbean Sea and on the island’s North Eastern shore, San… Read more »

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The Many Flavors of Chocolate

PreGel Corporate Pastry Chef & US ITC Manager, Sean Pera, is exploring the delicious spectrum of a never-ending trend: chocolate. Take note of how Chef Pera recommends some uses of chocolate in all its splendorous forms.   With the world of chocolate ever-expanding in its vast choices of flavors and sommelier-esque descriptions, it can sometimes… Read more »

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All Things Chocolate: Bean to Dessert with Chef Michael Laiskonis

In his ninth year lecturing at the PreGel 5-Star Pastry Series®, Chef Michael Laiskonis, creative director at the Institute of Culinary Education, New York City, fascinated attendees with his extensive knowledge of chocolate. He showcased mono portions and verrines as well as a variety of bonbons and confections that incorporated the chocolate produced in class.… Read more »

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The Growth of Vegan Desserts

Question: Can dessert be creamy, buttery, or indulgent without including the likes of milk, butter, cream, or other animal byproducts in its composition? A few short years ago, my conjecture would likely have been “ummm…no!” But today, having consumed more education about veganism and having experienced the sheer pleasure of tasting vegan desserts, I am… Read more »

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Fall Flavor Pairings

It’s fall! And the new season officially begins today, September 23, in the United States. This means temperatures are about to start transitioning from blazing summer heat toward freezing winter chills, and just like the changing view outdoors is becoming more robust with varying colorful hues, menus across the country will begin modeling their new… Read more »

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Boutique Style Entremets with Chef Amaury Guichon

  In his third return to the 5-Star Pastry Series® at PreGel America, Chef Amaury Guichon, international pastry instructor, debuted his first ever entremets class for students from all around the world. During the seminar, seven different entremets were produced to completion from the glazes, to the chocolate garnishes. The “Boutique Style Entremets” demonstration began… Read more »

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Survey Says!

They say “ask and you shall receive,” and that’s exactly what we (PreGel America) did last year. As a business professional, you know that establishments of similar types look for ways to stand out from one another, but the common denominator between the fiercest competitors is the shared desire to truly know their audiences. To… Read more »

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Catering with Gelato

As we move toward the height of summer, now’s the time to consider showcasing your gelato and brand at local festivals and events. Catering with gelato is a great way to expand your business and customer reach, that’s why we’re revisiting this P Magazine article by Christiane Carter, marketing support, PreGel America, to inspire your… Read more »

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Ice Cream Around the World

It’s July. You know what that means? It’s National Ice Cream Month–31 days of celebrating Americans’ love for its classic frozen treat. In honor of this sweet occasion, we’re bringing back this P Magazine article by Maria Seaman, area marketing manager, Latin America, to revisit how ice cream is loved around the world. Every country, region,… Read more »

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Contemporary Patisserie: A Journey with Chef William Werner

In his first 5-Star Pastry Series® at PreGel America, Chef William Werner intrigued chef attendees from all over the U.S. with his unique style of pastries.  Chef Werner is the pastry chef and owner of the San Francisco-based contemporary style pastry shop Craftsman and Wolves. He showcased his infamous recipes using unique flavor combinations and… Read more »

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