Celebrity Chef and TV Personality
As Chef-Owner of one of the country’s finest couture cake studios, Ron Ben-Israel started his confectionery adventures after a fifteen-year career as a professional modern dancer. Upon retiring from performing with companies spanning three continents, he utilized his art schooling and ballet training to master the discipline of pastry arts.
After apprenticeships and engagements in Toronto, Canada and Lyon, France he was led to New York City. In 1996, his cakes were discovered while on display in the windows of Mikimoto on Fifth Avenue.
In 1999, Ron established his flagship design studio and bakery in Manhattan’s fashionable SoHo neighborhood. His cakes have been featured in destinations throughout the continental U.S. and abroad and continue to be a staple in the luxury industry.