Pete Scherer

Title: Recipe developer
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Education: University of Southern California
Expertise: Breads, sweet and savory pastry, all manners of colorful and exciting appetizers, main dishes, soups and salads.

Hello, reader, and welcome! I'm Pete and I hope you enjoy my content.


Pete Scherer is a self-taught cook and baker. His professional experience began when he started an in-house bread program for chef Suzanne Goin at her restaurants A.O.C. and Lucques. He later went on to create a wide range of breads and pastries for many other Los Angeles establishments, including Salt's Cure, L&E Oyster Bar, and Go Get 'Em Tiger. In 2014, Pete left the long hours and daily grind of professional kitchens to start a family. He enjoys writing about food and remains a passionate home cook.

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