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Chef Roland Mesnier has been featured throughout his career in international publications, on television, radio and more.

Ex-White House chef Roland Mesnier spills secrets

Mesnier has been dishing stories like these ever since he left the White House in 2004, with a memoir and three cookbooks.

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Desserts to heirlooms, rare glimpse of the White House

Featured speaker at the 2012 Washington Winter Show luncheon, pastry chef to five presidents, French-born Mesnier began his career at age 12, working his way to the White House via world-class hotels including London’s Savoy.

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Former White House Pastry Chef Recalls Bill Clinton’s “Scary” Appetite

At the Washington Winter Show, pastry chef Roland Mesnier shares anecdotes of the Clinton administration’s culinary demands.

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Today's Kitchen I

Chef Roland appears on Today's Kitchen with everyone's favorite host Al Roker and promotes his book Dessert University. Chef demonstrates Peach and Blackberry Cobbler.

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Washington Post Q & A

In an interview with Washington Post writer Linda Kluman, Roland gives a sweet perspective on First Families.

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Roland speaks with Washingtonian writer Ann Limpert.

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Today's Kitchen II

Chef Roland appears on Today's Kitchen segment with Al Roker and Ann Curry to promote his book All the Presidents' Pastries. Chef demonstrates Rhubarb Parfait and discusses how he never prepared the same dessert twice.

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NPR Interviews

Roland has appeared on NPR shows including "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me"; "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered".

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"Washington Unplugged" with Bob Shieffer

Roland speaks with CBS Correspondent Bob Shieffer about his career and discusses pictures and memories about his years at the White House.

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