Sur La Table is the trusted authority when it comes to all things cooking related. Sur La Table entices aficionados and curious beginners alike with its amazing selection of cookware, bakeware, tools, cookbooks, and cooking school programs designed to make any cook's life easier. They have coauthored nine cookbooks including" The Art and Soul of Baking" (2008), which received the 2009 IACP Cookbook Award for Baking, was chosen by "Gourmet" magazine as a book club selection, and was nominated for 2009 baking book of the year by the James Beard Foundation." Baking Kids Love" (2009) was also nominated for a 2010 IACP Cookbook Award for Kids/Family Cookbooks. The original store and headquarters are in Seattle, Washington. Cindy Mushet is the author of The Art and Soul of Baking, which won the IACP Cookbook Award for Baking, received a nomination from The James Beard Foundation, and was chosen by "Gourmet" magazine as a book club selection. She has been a professional pastry chef and baking instructor for over twenty years. Her recipes have appeared in numerous publications, including "Bon Appetit, Fine Cooking, Country Home," the "National Culinary Review," the "New York Times," and "The 150 Best American Recipes" (2006). Her first book, "Desserts: Mediterranean Flavors, California Style," was published in 2000. Inspired by her daughter Bella, Cindy has taught baking to many children, both in school classrooms and in summer baking camps. A fun and engaging teacher, Cindy has also taught thousands of adults nationwide. She makes her home in the Los Angeles area."