2023 Chefs

Brooklyn, NY

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Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin met in a food-focused book club and immediately began to experiment in the kitchen. In 2010, the pair founded Ovenly, a creative bakery headquartered in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. For the past four years, Ovenly’s innovative sweet-savory baked goods have made their way into cafés, restaurants, and stores nationwide. Ovenly has been voted the best bakery in New York City by Time Out and has won rave reviews from the Village Voice, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal. The duo is focused on building a national brand with a progressive workplace and a mission centered on making the best baked goods on earth.  Ovenly: Sweet and Salty Recipes from New York’s Most Creative Bakery is their first book.