Gerhard Michler Fine European Desserts


[ Allison Owens ]

Jolt’n Bolt Bakery & Café Launches Dogpatch Neighborhood Chefs Table to Rave Reviews.

Recently, a Neighborhood Chefs Lunch test pilot was held at San Francisco’s Jolt’n Bolt Bakery & Cafe. Hosted by Jolt’n Bolt co-owner Mary Michler, the three-course gourmet meal featured a delicious appetizer and main course prepared by Jolt’n Bolt Café Executive Chef Allison Owens, and ended with decadent desserts by Mary’s husband and business partner, Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler.

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[ Allison Owens ]Mary & Gerhard Michler are delighted to announce the hiring of Executive Chef Allison Owens for their popular San Francisco Dogpatch Café, Jolt’n Bolt.

Executive Chef Allison Owens comes to Jolt’n Bolt with an impressive culinary background. She is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York, which Julia Child herself referred to as the “Harvard of cooking schools” and her past work experience includes stints at the famous Waldorf Astoria in New York, the Palm Springs Country Club and consulting on opening many restaurants and gourmet food shops across the country. » Read more

[ Austrian Photographers ]Mary and Gerhard Michler were flattered to be interviewed and photographed by Austrian photojournalists, Jurgen Blemati and Cornelia Schuss, who were in the USA conducting research for a European magazine article.

The focus of the article is on Austrians who have established themselves abroad as “famous chefs” and “extraordinary entrepreneurs in the culinary business”, as well as European culture and culinary arts being shared with countries outside Austria, including the USA. » Read more

[ Baycat ]Mary Michler and her business partner and husband Five Star Austrian Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler, recently partnered with BAYCAT interns and staff on an educational project to create a video commercial for Mary and Gerhard’s San Francisco Cafe Jolt ‘n Bolt.

The dough started rising on this project when Mary and Gerhard were approached by Jolt ‘n Bolt Café customer and BAYCAT Founder and President, Villy Wang, who requested their collaboration on a project with BAYCAT staff and interns. » Read more

[ AT&T ]Gerhard Michler Fine European Desserts Featured in AT&T Commercial for Anti-Texting While Driving Product, Associate Pledge.

San Francisco’s very own Five Star Austrian Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler and his wife and business partner Mary Michler, recently starred in the newly released commercial for AT&T’s new anti-texting while driving software product, called Associate Pledge » Read more

[ The One ]Congratulations to the San Francisco Mandarin Oriental Hotel for the very successful inaugural launch of their wedding bridal show The One on March 10, 2013.

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[ Patisserie Store ]Gerhard Michler Fine European Desserts Opens Online Patisserie Store in Time for the Holidays.

Just in time for the Holidays, acclaimed Five Star Austrian Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler and his wife and business partner Mary Michler, recently opened the doors to their online patisserie, Gerhard Michler Fine European Desserts... » Read more

[ Kate Spade ]Gerhard Michler Petit Fours featured at Kate Spade New York launch of supercalifraglipstick in San Francisco.

From San Francisco to New York City, Kate Spade New York planned a slew of soirees on both coasts to toast the debut of their new lipstick line, supercalifragilipstick! On September 22, 2011, they teamed up with San Francisco Magazine to host a fancy fete at the San Francisco Kate Spade Grant Avenue store. » Read more

[ Vera Wang ]Gerhard Michler Desserts served at Cake Tasting Celebration held during San Francisco event Unveiled: Bridal Style Revealed.

Unveiled: Bridal Style Revealed, a one day bridal bazaar produced by Plan A Events, was held on Sunday, August 28, 2011 at the Terra Gallery in San Francisco. San Francisco Brides and San Francisco Magazine were the presenting sponsors and Martha Stewart Weddings the national media sponsor. » Read more

[ Brides Magazine ]Gerhard Michler recognized as trend setter in San Francisco Magazine’s wedding publication, San Francisco Brides, for his stunning artistic European Croquembouche cakes. Read all about it!

During the past year, our Executive Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler has received media recognition for his stunning San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 75th anniversary chocolate strawberry Croquembouche cake and his custom designed birthday Croquembouche cake for International celebrity chef, Jacques Pepin’s 75th birthday celebration. » Read more

[ Japanese News Reporter  ]Gerhard Michler Fine European Desserts featured in article on the Japanese website Super Sweets which is dedicated to culinary dessert and pastry making.

Mary and Gerhard Michler recently received a visit by Japanese news reporter Elli Sekine to tour their bakery, taste their desserts, and hear their views on current dessert trends for San Francisco dessert and pastry aficionados.  » Read more

[ Marti McMahom ]On Valentine’s Day 2011, Gerhard Michler Fine European Desserts’ client Marti McMahon married her long time love Dr. Stephen Diamond aboard the yacht “California Spirit” on San Francisco Bay.

Marti McMahon, owner of Yacht Connections International is well known for providing full service ultra luxury yachting services on the San Francisco Bay for business and social events. Dr. Stephen Diamond is the owner of Diamond Properties. » Read more

[ SF Bride ]Gerhard Michler iced cookies selected as table favors for the San Francisco Brides Magazine inaugural Wedworking event.

Our fabulous handmade and decorated heart shaped iced cookies were chosen to be the featured table favors at the recently held inaugural Wedworking event sponsored by San Francisco Brides Magazine. Hosting the event were Sharyn Bires, Publisher, and Robin Wilkey, Editor, of San Francisco Brides Magazine. » Read more

[ Japan ]Gerhard Michler Fine European Desserts and Creative International Pastries, Inc. proud to participate in the “Hope to Japan” fundraising event in support of victims of the recent earthquakes and tsunami in Japan.

The fundraising event "Hope to Japan" was held at the San Francisco Nikko Hotel on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 to support the victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. » Read more

[ Serendipity ]Gerhard Michler wedding cake featured in Winter/Spring 2011 issue of Serendipity Magazine.

Congratulations to our clients Megan and Albert on their recent marriage and for having their San Francisco wedding featured in the Winter/Spring 2011 issue of Serendipity Magazine. » Read more

[ Bride Nine ]We are ecstatic! A Gerhard Michler wedding cake was featured in the anniversary issue of the Bay Area publications Bride Nine and Mocha Bride.

We were excited to find out that one of our Gerhard Michler wedding cakes was featured in the anniversary issue of wedding publications Bride Nine and Mocha Bride » Read more

[ Jacques Pepin ]Internationally renowned Chef Jacques Pepin celebrates 75th birthday with Classic French Croquembouche Cake, designed and made by Executive Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler.

On September 30, 2011, a 75th birthday celebration benefiting KQED and the production of Chef Jacques Pepin’s new TV series The Essential Pepin, was held at Chef Roland Passot’s restaurant, The Left Bank in Menlo Park.  The event featured a French themed five course meal topped off with an exquisite Classic French Croquembouche birthday cake, designed and made especially for Chef Pepin, by our very own Executive Chef Gerhard Michler » Read more

[ Jolt N Bolt ]Gerhard Michler Chocolate Chip Cookies Receive Rave Reviews in The Potrero View Article; “Hunting Dogpatch for the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie”

We were delighted to read that our small in-house café Jolt N Bolt and Gerhard’s chocolate chip cookies recently received high marks in an article titled “Hunting Dogpatch for the Best Chocolate Chip Cookie” in the December 2010 issue of The Potrero View.  In his article, author Bill Slatkin shares his quest to find the best chocolate chip cookie in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco and writes about the Jolt N Bolt Café and the rave reviews him and other contest judges gave to our chocolate chip cookies. » Read more

[ 75th Anniversary  ]Five Star Austrian Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler creates Croquembouche Cake Masterpiece for San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 75th Anniversary Celebration.

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SF MOMA) is home to some of the greatest masterpieces in modern art and our very own executive pastry chef Gerhard Michler was recently honored to have been commissioned to create an artistic masterpiece cake for the 75th anniversary celebration of the founding of the SF MOMA. » Read more

[ 150th Anniversary ]Gerhard Michler Cakes and Desserts Help the San Francisco Olympic Club Celebrate Their 150th Anniversary!

Happy 150th anniversary to the San Francisco Olympic Club! In honor of this tremendous milestone, the Olympic club recently hosted an anniversary celebration for their members and guests. Needless to say, our executive pastry chef Gerhard Michler and his team were kept busy with preparing fabulous anniversary cakes and desserts for this event. » Read more

[ Wedding Cakes ]Check it out – AGAIN!! Another Gerhard Michler Wedding Cake featured in British UK magazine "Wedding Cakes – A Design Source".

We were recently informed by Geoff White Photographers that a photo they took of one of our custom designed wedding cakes was featured in a British UK wedding cake design magazine called "Wedding Cakes – A Design Source". » Read more

[ Miracles on the Bay  ]Third Annual Miracles on the Bay – An evening of food, wine, and hope!

The third annual Miracles on the Bay event was held on May 13, 2010 to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. » Read more

[ 20th Anniversary ]20 Years (two decades!) of producing fine European desserts for the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond!

It seems like yesterday that we started our San Francisco European Bakery in the fall of 1989, right before the Loma Prieta earthquake.  We began with two employees (us!) and with a goal of creating high quality European desserts, we rented overnight bakery spaceand delivered our desserts first thing in the morning to our clients in our old Scirroco VW car. » Read more

[ Austria Day ]Five Star Austrian Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler and wife and business partner Mary Michler receive Certificate of Honor, from the City of San Francisco at Austrian Day ceremonies in San Francisco City Hall.

Five Star Austrian Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler and his wife and business partner, Mary Michler were awarded a Certificate of Honor, from the City of San Francisco and Mayor Gavin Newsom, during Austrian Day ceremonies recently held at San Francisco City Hall. » Read more

[ Far Niente ]The “Pre-Wedding” Wedding Party was a smashing success!!

Special thanks to Erin Eggleston, Publisher, and Mary Jo Bowling, Editor, San Francisco Brides Magazine/San Francisco Magazine and Bailey Locke, Public Relations Manager, and Scott Real, Registry Manager, of Bloomingdales in downtown San Francisco.  » Read more

[ Far Niente ]Executive Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler Featured Pastry Chef at the 2009 Far Niente Winery Summer Soirée!

Our very own Executive Pastry Chef Gerhard MIchler was the featured pastry chef at the Far Niente Winery’s annual Summer Soiree held in the beautiful Napa Valley on June 13, 2009. » Read more

[ Wedding Source - A Design Source  ]Check it out!!  One of our Wedding Cakes was featured in British UK magazine “Wedding Cakes – A Design Source”

We were recently informed by Geoff White Photographers that a photo they took of one of our custom designed chocolate circle wedding cakes was featured in a British UK wedding cake design magazine called “Wedding Cakes – A Design Source”» Read more

[ Future Chefs ]St. Brendan’s 3rd Grade Class Field Trip to Creative International Pastries, Inc. Bakery

Over 35 students from St. Brendan’s third grade class recently went on a field trip to our bakery. Mary and Executive Pastry Chef Gerhard Michler provided a tour of the bakery and spent the afternoon teaching the kids how to make beautifully designed and delicious cookies. » Read more

[ California Pacific Medical Center Junior CommitteeGerhard Michler Fine European Desserts, partners with San Francisco Brides Magazine on Bridal Luxury Event benefiting the California Pacific Medical Center Junior Committee

On February 25, 2009 during a clear winter’s night in beautiful downtown San Francisco, an estimated 350 people strode the red carpeted stairs into the newly renovated and beautifully decorated Bently Reserve. Once inside, guests enjoyed an event exclusive Vera Wang Wedding fashion show, straight from the runways in New York that featured her 2009 collection, enjoyed music, sipped champagne, cocktails and a variety of festive drinks.
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[ View From The Bay ]Gerhard Michler Fine European Desserts featured on television show "The View from the Bay" (ABC/KGO)!

On February 24, 2009, ABC San Francisco Bay Area lifestyle television show, "The View from the Bay" featured our fabulous and whimsical cupcakes and flower power cookies during their segment on "Decadent and Delicious Dessert Trends". » Read more

[ Brides Magazine ]Modern Luxury Media, publisher of San Francisco Magazine, recently launched their premiere issue of luxury bridal publication San Francisco Brides and we’re excited!

San Francisco Brides magazine is designed to keep readers abreast of budding trends indigenous to the Bay Area, the best bridal events and trunk shows to attend, and how to find that something special that will set your wedding day apart from all the rest. » Read more