Chef Dana is . . .

  • The winner of TLC’s Cake Boss:The Next Great Baker Season 1
  • An expert pastry and savory chef
  • Owner of Desserts by Dana in Delaware
  • Cake Designer Expert for Munaluchi Bride
  • Columnist for Cuisine Noir Passionate, hardworking, relatable
  • A loving husband and father

Chef Dana’s food is…

  • Is developed from a love of food, family, and fun. “We all ate at the table together.”
  • Comforting, accessible and full of flavor.
  • Built on simple, straightforward, sweet and savory flavors that are easy to recreate at home

Why Chef Dana…

  • Chef Dana will increase consumer attention to the brand through television, print, and online media channels

  • Chef Dana is an inspiration to home cooks and professionals alike

  • Chef Dana is the epitome of a passionate, strong and nurturing professional, but with a competitive edge

Chef Dana’s signature style…

  • Food combinations that blur the lines of sweet and savory
  • Simple recipes that are understandable for home cooks, yet intriguing to foodies and suitable for a busy life on-the-go
  • Appropriate for entertaining at parties, but simple enough to be served at home

Chef Dana is dedicated to…

  • Bringing families back to the dinner table. “It’s the one place where you could find everyone”
  • Encouraging cooks and foodies to be fearless in the kitchen. There is such a world as flavor.
  • Inspiring everyone to follow their dreams. “Do what makes you happy and you will succeed.”

Interesting tidbits…

  • His favorite chefs are Masuharu Morimoto, Gordon Ramsey, and Ewald Notter

  • Chef’s heritage and ethnicity is African American

  • Chef Dana’s favorite cookbooks are the “Professional Pastry Chef” by Bo Friberg and “Charlie Trotters” by Charlie Trotter