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One of the most well-regarded pastry chefs in the world, Jacques Torres, who was teh pastry chef at Le Cirque for over 11 years, is now master chocolatier Jacques Torres Chocolate, his own Brooklyn-based chocolate factory. As well, he is the youngest recipient of the prestigious M.O.F. (Meilleur Ouvrier de France) designation, given to the best pastry chef in France, and is author of "A Year in Chocolate."
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