Miss September

Mary Ann Hochstetler

Hello Miss September! Chef Mary Ann, a Minnesota native, began her adventure with food at the age of 14, working in the kitchens of local restaurants. She attended Culinary School after high school and later accepted several Pastry Chef Positions. At the same time, Mary began her career as a Sugar Artist. Now, a professional competitor at various events, notably the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show and Ultimate Cake Off o…n TLC. Most recently, she is working with Patisserie 46 in Minneapolis MN as their wedding coordinator and designer. She has held positions with D’Novo, LXI, The Grocer and the Gourmet Tulsa OK, Child’s Pastry Shop in Denver Colorado and was an adjunct instructor at OSU Institute of Technology Oklahoma in their culinary department. Her cakes have been seen on Food Network and photographed for publication, including the February/March 2009 issue of Bride’s Magazine. Accolades include gold, silver, bronze and divisional placements. She has done three tutorials for American Cake decorating magazine. Look for her on the new Food Network Series, “Have Cake, Will Travel!” and new product development with Luck’s Food Decorating. She currently is Designing custom cakes for Patisserie 46 in Minneapolis Minnesota.