Toni Morwald is an award-winning chef and successful author, who apprenticed with some of the most illustrious pastry chefs from around the world. In his native Austria, Morwald is popularly known for his frequent appearances and classes, during which he offers tips, tricks, and recipes for traditional pastry baking. Christoph Wagner is a famous critic, writer, and scholar in his native Austria. Along with Edlald Plachutte, Wagner coauthored the bestselling title The Good Kitchen . A weekly columnist for Gourmet News, he was awarded one of Austria's highest Gold Medal prizes for his culinary writing in 2001.