Dispatches from the bread-baking Olympics
A pastry-fueled trip to Paris
Feb 9, 2016
Jeff Yankellow, King Arthur Flour's western U.S. bakery flour sales representative, is a long-time member of the Bread Bakers Guild of America, serving on its board of directors. A member of the 2005 championship Team USA at the prestigious Coupe du Monde de la Boulangerie in Paris (the "bread-baking Olympics"), he was also head coach of the runner-up 2012 team. He's experienced in numerous aspects of the baking industry, including restaurants, production bakeries, academia, and consulting. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University with degrees in culinary arts and foodservice management, Jeff enjoys many food-related hobbies, including gardening, cooking, and baking.