Julia Usher

When not baking or writing, Julia Usher teaches decorating classes across the country and judges various sugar art competitions, including the Grand National Wedding Cake Competition at the acclaimed Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show. Julia also serves as Vice President of the International Association of Culinary Professionals, and is a founding member of the St. Louis chapter of Les Dames d’ Escoffier International and a three-time President of the St. Louis Culinary Society. In addition to her degree from Yale, Julia holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from Stanford.