Carole Walter is a renowned cookbook author, master baker, baking instructor, and consultant who specializes in American and European cakes, cookies, pastries, pies, desserts, and breads.
Carole has written three award-winning cookbooks all published by Clarkson Potter, a division of Random House, Inc:
- Great Cookies, winner of the IACP Cookbook Award, Breads, Other Baking and Sweets Category, (2004)
- Great Pies and Tarts, finalist of the IACP Cookbook Award, Bread, Other Baking and Sweets Category, (1999), reissued Summer 2006
- Great Cakes, winner of the James Beard Foundation Best Baking and Dessert Cookbook, (1992), reissued November 2005
Her most recent work Great Coffee Cakes, Sticky Buns, Muffins, and More will be published in October 2007 and have its Dallas debut at the National MS Society's annual conference and at the Milestone Culinary Arts Center.
Ms. Walter has had 30 years of teaching experience (to more than 25,000 students), specializing in technique and "hands-on" classes. She has conducted numerous special events and workshops and has taught at notable cooking schools in the metropolitan area and throughout the United States. Some of those include:
- The New York Culinary Arts Center
- The Institute of Culinary Education
- The James Beard Foundation Workshop Series
- Sur la Table Culinary Schools
- Kings Cooking Studios (developed the Mastery of Baking Diploma Series)
Her high-profile media appearances on major network television, satellite media tours, and radio include: Sara Moulton's, "Cooking Live", Fox 5 Midday News, Good Morning America, as well as guest appearances in Dallas , Atlanta and throughout the country. She also was a regular guest on Arthur Schwartz's WOR-AM Radio "Food Talk".
Carole is a Certified Culinary Professional and charter member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) with 15 years service to culinary scholarships. In the spring of 2007 the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) nominated her for "Teacher of the Year".
Her passion for baking is rivaled only by her passion for teaching, both backed by a lifetime of dedication to her craft.
Baking and teaching are not Carole's only major challenges, she has lived with the challenges of multiple sclerosis for 29 years, though she has only recently chosen to share this most personal of challenges with the public, who have eagerly embraced her with offers of help.
For more information on Carole Walter, her baking classes or how to secure her cookbooks visit www.carolewalter.com