location: Washington, DC
willing to travel: No
describe your artistic style: Following her career as a classical ballet dancer, Maggie was accepted into the L’art de la Pâtisserie program at the French Pastry School. Under the instruction and guidance of world-renowned chefs and pastry champions, including directors Sébastien Canonne and Jacquy Pfeiffer, Maggie trained using the very best techniques and ingredients. Graduating from the program with honors, Maggie immediately began an internship at Charlie Trotter’s, a Mobil Five Star, AAA Five Diamond, and 10-time James Beard Foundation award winner that is recognized as one of the finest restaurants in the world. Through the direct mentorship of executive pastry chef Della Gossett, Maggie’s commitment to excellence was solidified. Located in the Washington DC metro area, Maggie Austin Cake offers a fresh interpretation of cake and cookie design. Exclusively custom and exquisitely tailored, Maggie Austin designs display symmetry, elegance, and sophistication with the subtle yet unmistakable mark of haute couture.