Kathryn Gordon took her first cake decorating class to earn a badge in the Girl Scouts. Years later, she gave up a career on Wall Street to follow her heart into the kitchen. Kathryn earned her honors certification from L'Academie de Cuisine before working at leading restaurants such as Le Bernardin, Le Cirque and more. She has been teaching at the Institute of Culinary Education for more than 10 years. Kathryn is the author of Les Petits Macarons: Colorful French Confections to Make at Home.