Profile: Pastry Chef Monica Glass – Clio (Boston)

Chef Monica Glass (Pastry Chef at Clio and Uni, Boston)

Home townWest Chester, Pennsylvania

Past Restaurant ExperienceGotham Bar and Grill (NYC), Le Bernardin (NYC), 10 Arts Bistro & Lounge (Philadelphia), Fish (Philadelphia)

Follow Chef Moni on Twitter: @chefmoni

 

Dishes, In order of appearance:

Citrus Creamsicle (Clio)

Kaffir Lime Parfait (mousse) sprayed in white chocolate cocoa butter

White Chocolate Citrus Biscuit (cake)

Candied Citrus – pommelo, buddha’s hand, kumquats

Fresh Citrus – Satsuma, pommelo, blood orange, cara cara, finger limes, etc.

Finger Limes

Jasmine Ice Cream “Pearls” – ice cream dropped in liquid nitrogen like dip n dots

Jasmine Meringue

Satsuma Tangerine Sherbet

Blood Orange Soup – cilantro, mint, Thai basil, ginger, fish sauce, grenadine

*nut free

Pre-Dessert (Uni)

Hibiscus Poached Pineapple

Candied Sesame

Pineapple Sauce

Vanilla Aloe Granita

Umeboshi Sorbet

Black Sesame Tuile

*nut free

*gluten free

Pre-Dessert (Clio)

Juniper Crème Fraiche Panna Cotta

Grapefruit Rose Sorbet

Sorghum Sponge Candy

Candied Grapefruit

Tarragon

Sorghum Juniper Tuile

*nut free

Olive Donuts

Olive Donuts rolled in Olive Sugar

Meyer Lemon Cream (filled)

Black Currant Caramel

White Chocolate Meyer Lemon Pinenut Crumble

Honey Fried Pinenuts

Burnt Honey Ice Cream (infused with Licorice Mint)

Licorice Mint

*nut free
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Coconut Rice Pudding

Salted Coconut Sauce

Cilantro Gel

Mango Passion Fruit Curd

Coconut Rice Pudding

Compressed Mango (simple syrup, lime, salt)

Candied Black Sesame

Fizzy Mango (baking soda, malic acid, freeze dried mango)

Coconut and Passion Fruit Swirled Sorbet

*gluten free

*nut free

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  • Sommer@ASpicyPerspectiveJanuary 25, 2013 - 9:19 am

    Take me!!!

    That pouring shot in divine.ReplyCancel

  • a farmer in the dellJanuary 25, 2013 - 1:09 pm

    These photos are beautiful!ReplyCancel

  • Alison LewisJanuary 25, 2013 - 2:51 pm

    great post and your photos rock!ReplyCancel

  • Andrew FrishmanJanuary 25, 2013 - 3:05 pm

    MMnnn. . . I loves me some dessert, especially when it’s for breakfast!

    El desierto, no es un pastelito.ReplyCancel

  • foodwanderingsJanuary 25, 2013 - 4:17 pm

    Aww Bri I love this tour of Boston one restaurant at the time. I wish I could go to Clio. Love this profile of the pastry chef and uber nice they are aware on nut allergies.ReplyCancel

  • AnonymousJanuary 25, 2013 - 4:22 pm

    damn, I love your photos, Brian. I love shot of her focused look as she is plating.ReplyCancel

  • ElJanuary 25, 2013 - 5:30 pm

    Beautiful Brian. I want the doughnut!ReplyCancel

  • DeniseJanuary 25, 2013 - 7:44 pm

    One of my favorite places in Boston, and you captured the romance of the Clio … perfectly! Thank you for taking me there for a moment today.ReplyCancel

  • Rub a Dub Dub BlogJanuary 26, 2013 - 10:52 am

    Oh. My. Goodness. What an artist – spectacular dishes, no wonder you were impressed by this woman. Fantastic photographs, they do her food justice which must be a difficult feat! Well done.ReplyCancel

  • Lauren at Keep It SweetJanuary 27, 2013 - 7:42 am

    Such stunning photos, Brian!!ReplyCancel

  • CarolynJanuary 27, 2013 - 11:41 am

    Fantastic photos, Brian! What a fun assignment.ReplyCancel

  • Strands of My LifeJanuary 27, 2013 - 9:40 pm

    That really was a lesson in beauty. The effort that goes into those must be enormous and then we eat them in a few seconds. At least we can immortalise them in photos.ReplyCancel

  • Nicole PetrongoloJanuary 28, 2013 - 1:24 am

    This is so amazing and beautiful. I love you and your olive dounuts.ReplyCancel

  • Kiersten @ Oh My VeggiesJanuary 28, 2013 - 9:51 am

    You are so amazingly talented. Beautiful photos!ReplyCancel

  • Verses from my KitchenJanuary 28, 2013 - 6:40 pm

    Some absolutely beautiful dishes. her plating is brilliant. beautiful shots B!ReplyCancel

  • SweetapolitaJanuary 28, 2013 - 9:18 pm

    What a gorgeous post, Brian. She is a true artist, and I love the shot where she’s so focused. Thanks for sharing this! xoReplyCancel

  • TidyMomJanuary 31, 2013 - 7:43 am

    gorgeous Brian! the photos and the dishes!ReplyCancel

  • A Thought For FoodJanuary 28, 2013 - 10:18 pm

    Thank you so much @[170394862987808:274:Sweetapolita]! When you come to visit, we are taking a trip there. ;-)
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  • A Thought For FoodJanuary 28, 2013 - 10:19 pm

    Thank you Michael! Monica is incredibly talented! ReplyCancel

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