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Kings of Pastry
by Chris Hegedus and D A Pennebaker

Kings of Pastry
Watch the trailer at: www.pbs.org/pov/kingsofpastry
National PBS Encore Presentation on POV
Thursday, September 13 at 10 PM

(check your local listings)

When Chris Hegedus and D A Pennebaker, award-winning filmmakers of The War Room, Startup.com and Don't Look Back, turn their sights on the competition for the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, the country’s Nobel Prize for pastry, you’re in for a treat. In Kings of Pastry, 16 chefs, including Jacquy Pfeiffer, co-founder of Chicago’s French Pastry School, whip up the most gorgeous, delectable, gravity-defying concoctions and edge-of-your-seat drama as they deliver their spun-sugar desserts to the display table. The inevitable disasters and successes prove both poignant and hilarious.

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