By Roland Mesnier and Lauren Chattman with photographs by John Uher. ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-8789-0. Hardcover with 291 pages including 16 pages of color photographs and index. Copyright 2007.
In his nearly 25 years as Executive White House Pastry Chef, Roland Mesnier prided himself on creating a unique dessert for every special occasion, from elaborate State Dinners and formal receptions to smaller family gatherings and birthday celebrations. In this volume, Chef Mesnier shows home cooks how to create desserts that can be beautifully embellished to serve any occasion by using a small set of foolproof cake recipes.
A Mount Vernon bookplate with Chef Mesnier's unique autograph has been placed in this lovely cookbook.