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Bringing out the

Pastry Chef in You

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At The Butter Book, we create fun, practical and easy-to-learn courses and lessons that will make you a better baker.

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Who We Are

The Butter Book is a creation of world-renowned Pastry Chefs Sébastien Canonne, M.O.F., and Jacquy Pfeiffer who are also the founders of The French Pastry School in Chicago, Illinois. For the past 25 years, Chef Sébastien and Chef Jacquy have been training thousands of pastry chefs.

Regardless of where you are on your pastry-making journey, through this site you can learn the intricacies of baking croissants, éclairs, and many other delicious recipes.

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Our Values

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Pastry love is something

to be shared

At our core, we are pastry lovers and want to share that love more broadly. For over 25 years, our founders have been teaching the art of pastry and many of our alumni went on to become successful pastry chefs all over the world. The Butter Book is a platform designed to share our experience to an even larger audience.

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Pastry is made for

everyone

Whether you are a home cook, a pastry aficionado or an aspiring chef, we help you develop the right skills to take your craft to the next level.

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Great pastry accessible

to you

Our team is comprised of world-famous pastry chefs who collectively bring decades of experience, technical knowledge and insider tips. Our courses are designed to be fun and accessible. At the same time, they help you develop the skills, knowledge and, ultimately, confidence to wow your loved ones, friends and customers with your pastry creations.

Meet The Team

Sébastien Canonne, M.O.F

FOUNDING CHEF

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Jacquy Pfeiffer

FOUNDING CHEF

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Thomas FitzGibbon III

COO / CFO

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Jeff Bruninga 

PRODUCER/EDITOR

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Paul Strabbing

PHOTOGRAPHER

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Nicole Bujewski

INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT DIRECTOR

Elaine Kilby

CUSTOMER SUCCESS LIASION

Dylan Sosso

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING INTERN

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