Cronut® Holes with Nutella® Draw More than 1,000

19th May 2014


Today, Chef Dominique celebrated Nutella®’s 50th birthday, with not cake, but special limited edition Cronut® holes made with Nutella®. More than a thousand people showed up for the 2,500 complimentary treats and a chance to take a selfie with Chef. Watch scenes here and read about the recap here and here.  

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Chef Dominique & the Cronut® Brand Partner with Nutella®

14th May 2014


In celebration of Nutella®’s 50th anniversary, Chef Dominique is partnering up with the beloved hazelnut chocolate spread to offer complimentary Cronut® holes filled with Nutella® . On Monday, May 19th from 10am to 2pm (or until supplies last), more than 2000 of these sweet bites will be handed out at Pedestrian Plaza (23rd and Broadway) …

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First Day of Our Waffogato

12th May 2014


CNN Report covers the first morning of our waffogato (a waffle and affogato inspired creation featuring vanilla ice cream molded into the shape of  waffle with tapioca pearls and Belgium waffle bits — all drenched with hot maple syrup espresso).

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A Salute to the Cronut® Brand

10th May 2014


On its first birthday, First We Feast salutes the Cronut® pastry and brand. They write: “Ultimately, this was the year the Conut® took over the world, dominating the zeitgeist in a way that few chefs could ever dream of. And so we salute you, Dominique—while only a select few can actually get their hands on …

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Happy Birthday Cronut®!


It’s been one year since the now iconic Cronut® burst into the scenes in New York, across the US, and in the world. Grubstreet recounts how it all started here.

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Chef Dominique Wins 2014 James Beard Outstanding Pastry Chef Award

6th May 2014


Congratulations, Chef Dominique on being named James Beard Award’s 2014 “Outstanding Pastry Chef”, representing the best of the best in the world of desserts. Not bad for a guy who came to the US eight years with nothing more than two suitcases. We are thrilled for you Chef! (And in true Dominique-fashion, he was here …

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