Chefs to Watch 2014: William Werner, Craftsman and Wolves, San Francisco

Martha Bayne

At Craftsman and Wolves, his pastry shop in San Francisco’s Mission District, William Werner is famous for genre-busting baked goods like “the rebel within,” a humble muffin that when cracked open reveals chunks of sausage, Asiago, green onion and a whole, peeled soft-boiled egg. Before the city banned a key ingredient, his take on a molten chocolate cake, “the devil inside,” starred a core of...