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Bill Corbett

  1. Foodies With Benefits
    Coi to Host Hurricane Sandy Benefit Dinner on December 3 With Guest Chefs CoreyThe dinner will feature seven courses, with others by Evan Rich, Chris L’Hommedieu, and Bill Corbett.
  2. The San Francisco Diet
    Pastry Maestro Bill Corbett Eats Vegetarian, Loves a Good Avocado, PrefersBehold his San Francisco Diet.
  3. Trends
    Absinthe Joins In On Trend of Smoked DessertsPastry chef Bill Corbett is always on trend.
  4. Sweet News
    ‘Dessert Demi-God’ Bill Corbett Comes to Cook [Updated]It’s an ultra-rare appearance for the West Coast-based pastry chef.
  5. Awards
    Joshua Skenes Crowned Best ChefSF Mag awards him their prize the same year he was among Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs.
  6. Previews
    Boxing Room Set for Mid-May DebutThe New Orleans-inspired restaurant in the former Citizen Cake space is on schedule.
  7. Previews
    Simoneaux and Corbett Aim to Bring Real New Orleans Flavors to S.F. at BoxingThe chef and pastry chef at the upcoming Absinthe offshoot discuss their menu plans.
  8. Chef Shuffle
    Bill Corbett Leaves Coi for Absinthe
  9. Chef Shuffle
    Deanie Fox Heads to Coi, Belinda Leong In at Manresa
  10. Sweet Treats
    Bill Corbett Is a Dessert Demi-God
  11. Mediavore
    Rounding Up the Top Food Gossip of ‘09; New Chefs Shuffle In at Coi
  12. NewsFeed
    Bill Corbett to Take His Innovative Magic WestBill Corbett, the pastry chef at Anthos (we recently featured his Sesame in Sesame dessert in the Annotated Dish), is riding his wave of acclaim all the way out of town: The fast-rising young chef has been hired to head up the pastry kitchen at Michael Mina in San Francisco. Corbett was attracted, he says, by the chance to work with his old mentor, Lincoln Carson, currently Mina’s corporate pastry chef. Of his short, successful run at Anthos, Corbett says, “I am really proud of what we did at Anthos. It was a really good experience for me to be there.” Corbett designed all the desserts in keeping with Anthos’ haute-Greek mission; the restaurant will be keeping a number of them on the menu, including Sesame in Sesame. Related: Anthos’ ‘Most Innovative’ Sesame Dessert
  13. The Annotated Dish
    Anthos’ ‘Most Innovative’ Sesame Dessert One of the bigger upsets in recent food-award history came a couple of weeks ago: Bill Corbett of Anthos came out of nowhere to defeat Room 4 Dessert’s Will Goldfarb and wd-50’s Alex Stupak to win the Golden Scoop Award for Most Innovative Dessert. About his secret weapon, Sesame in Sesame, Corbett says, “I wanted to take a very simple ingredient and take it in as many directions as I could. It took me a long time to get it down, but I definitely feel like it’s one of the ones that illustrates what I want to do on a plate.” As always, mouse over the different elements of the dish to see them described in the chef’s own words. Related: Daniel and Anthos Hit Big at Dessert Awards
  14. NewsFeed
    Daniel and Anthos Hit Big at Dessert AwardsThe Golden Scoop Pastry awards held last night had everything you would want from a dessert awards: a victory parade of New York chefs, a dozen world-class desserts, and a seven-foot pastry chef–slash–drag queen named Chocolatina. The ceremony was held at the French Culinary Institute and awarded prizes in five categories, the most important of which, Best Dessert Menu, was won by Dominque Ansel of Daniel. The most intense competition, though, may well have been Most Innovative Dessert, a coveted trophy in today’s go-go world of rock-star experimental dessert chefs.