Christina Tosi

Chef and Founder, Milk Bar

Christina Tosi is the rule-breaking, award-winning chef and founder of Milk Bar, whose inventive and nostalgic treats have fueled a national dessert empire with locations across the USA, a robust e-commerce platform, and products in grocery stores nationwide. 

Guided by classic American desserts with a witty and creative twist, Tosi is the creator of iconic treats like Cereal Milk, the Compost Cookie, and an elevated revision of childhood Birthday Cake. She is the author of  five books: cookbooks Momofuku Milk Bar (2011), Milk Bar Life (2015), All About Cake (2018), and Milk Bar: Kids Only (2020), as well as a children’s storybook, Every Cake Has a Story (2021), and collection of personal stories, Dessert Can Save the World (2022). In November of 2022 her latest cookbook will debut: All About Cookies. 

A former judge on Masterchef Junior, the subject of Chef’s Table’s premier episode on pastry, the host of her own weekly Bake Club series on Instagram and the host of Netflix’s Bake Squad, Tosi exudes enthusiasm, precision, and high energy both in and out of the kitchen.