Michael Craig

Pete Schmutte

St. Regis Atlanta

With more than 16 years of sweet and savory culinary experience, Chef Michael Craig brings a unique culinary perspective and experience to the role of Pastry Chef at The St. Regis Atlanta. He oversees the hotel’s pastry team and creation of all desserts for Astor Court and the extensive banquet operation.

Prior to joining The St. Regis, Chef Michael held positions at various Omni Hotels, and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Throughout his career he has had a passion for science, flavor, and art. When Chef Michael is not in the kitchen he loves spending time with his wife and son.

Chef Michael hails from Bloomington, Indiana. After starting his career as a line cook, Chef Michael took a position baking baguettes and fell in love with baking and the sweeter side of the kitchen. Shortly after, he attended Florida Culinary Institute in West Palm Beach, FL.

Posted in 2015 Competitors, Signature Plated Dessert.