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About the Author
Nancy Silverton is the co-owner of Osteria Mozza (which was awarded a Michelin Star in 2019), Pizzeria Mozza, Chi Spacca, and Mozza2Go, in Los Angeles and Newport Beach, California. She is the founder of the La Brea Bakery and is the only person ever to be awarded both the Outstanding Chef and Outstanding Pastry Chef awards from the James Beard Foundation. In 2014, Silverton was listed as one of the Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink by both Fortuneand Food & Winemagazines, and in 2017, she was profiled in an episode of Netflix’s award-winning docu-series Chef’s Table. Silverton is the author of ten cookbooks, including Mozza at Home, The Mozza Cookbook,A Twist of the Wrist, Nancy Silverton’s Sandwich Book, Nancy Silverton’s Pastries from the La Brea Bakery(recipient of a 2000 Food & WineBest Cookbook Award), Nancy Silverton’s Breads from the La Brea Bakery, and Desserts. She is planning to open two new restaurants, an Italian steakhouse in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel called The Barish—named after her ancestors, who were cattle ranchers in Saskatchewan, Canada, during the early twentieth century—and Pizzette in Culver City.