Chefs and Restaurants
From Fine Dining to Baseball: Julie Elkind’s First Season as The Mets Exec Pastry Chef
October 26, 2022
Julie Elkind is the first-ever executive pastry chef for the New York Mets—also their first chef with a Michelin pedigree. Her office, kitchen, and dining room are Citi Field in Queens, home stadium to the Major League Baseball team. For each home game, she bakes upwards of 20,000 scratch cookies and takes up to 25,000 steps—the equivalent of hustling 12 miles. That’s just a sliver of what Elkind and her team...