Chef Michelle Hall

Chef Instructor, Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts

Instructor Michelle Hall
Location: Austin, Texas
Favorite Dish: Opi with garlic sauce

About

Pastry Chef Michelle brings over 20 years of industry experience. She was the first featured chef on Dish’n Dames.

From San Francisco, CA, to Austin, TX, to Wailea, HI, Chef Michelle has served as an Executive Pastry Chef, a Corporate Pastry Chef, a Bakery Operations Manager, and a Formagie.

She has also volunteered as a Featured Signature Chef for a March of Dimes event, featuring local Austin culinary talent who create a selection of fine cuisine for an exclusive audience.

Honors, Awards & Affiliations

  • ServSafe® Certified
  • First featured Chef - Dish'n Dames
  • Zagat: 12 Best Brunch Dishes in Austin - Austin Woman Magazine
  • Maitre Rotisseur for Chaîne des Rôtisseurs, Austin, TX

Professional EXPERIENCE

  • Second Bar and Kitchen - Archer Hotel/Stage Coach Inn, Salado, TX
  • Corporate Pastry Chef - La Corsha Hospitality Group, Austin, TX
  • Executive Pastry Chef - Jeffrey’s and Josephine House Restaurant, Austin, TX
  • Assistant Pastry Chef - Spago Restaurant, Wailea, HI
  • Assistant Pastry Chef - Quince & Cotogna, San Francisco, CA
  • Lead Pastry Prep Cook - Campton Place, San Francisco, CA
  • Lead Pastry Cook - Masas, San Francisco, CA
  • Pastry Line Cook - Michael Mina, San Francisco, CA
  • Regional Bakery Operations Manager - Beard Papa Sweets Cafe, San Francisco, CA
  • Assistant Pastry Chef - Viceroy Hotel, Santa Monica, CA
  • Lead Pastry Cook - Napa Valley Grille, Westwood, CA
  • Formagie - AOC, Westwood, CA

Education

  • Associate of Occupational Studies Degree in Culinary Arts, California School of Culinary Arts, Le Cordon Bleu

Special Interests

Hanging with the hubby and standup paddle boarding with my besties.

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