Celebrity Chef Gesine Bullock-Prado

Gesine Bullock-Prado

Host of Food Network’s “Baked in Vermont,” Gesine Bullock-Prado is a former lawyer/film executive turned pastry chef, baking instructor, business owner, and New York Times best-selling cookbook author.

Meet Gesine Bullock-Prado

Gesine Bullock-Prado is a renowned pastry chef, cookbook author, baking instructor, and television personality. She authored of five well-received baking books, including the perennial favorite baking memoir My Life from Scratch. Her confections have been featured in publications from Better Homes and Gardens to People Magazine. She is also a regular food presenter on the Today Show.

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Gesine Bullock-Prado started her professional career when she became a licensed attorney in 1997 after graduating from Southwestern Law School. Then she joined the production company Fortis Films with her sister, actress Sandra Bullock. Gesine Bullock-Prado served as the company’s lawyer and president. During this time, she co-produced several hit films and television shows. 

Following her mother’s death from cancer, Gesine left Hollywood in 2004 and relocated to Vermont in search of a more purposeful life. There, she opened a bakery where she could finally share her love of artful, delicious culinary creations.

Professional Career as a Food Presenter and Television Personality

In her 20-year career, Gesine has run her own pastry shop, written seven acclaimed baking books, and has become the most sought-after baking instructor in America, with her Sugar Glider Kitchen classes selling out in minutes, leading students to declare that getting a seat in a class is like scoring Taylor Swift tickets. Additionally, Gesine is the host of her own Food Network series, Baked in Vermont, and is a head judge for Food Network’s Best Baker in America.

Gesine is a regular on America’s top-rated morning show, the Today Show and The Kelly Clarkson Show, and on NPR’s All Things Considered. She’s worked as a guest food editor at Food & Wine and Runner’s World. In addition, she also judged America’s Test Kitchen’s Next Generation. She is also working towards a Master Gardener certification and is forever restoring her historic 18c home, originally a tavern, in Vermont.

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Media Kit


My Vermont Table
My Vermont Table

Bullock-Prado takes readers on a sweet and savory journey through the six seasons of Vermont. Yes, regions in New England have two additional seasons. Stick season precedes winter, and then mud season follows before spring.

Create quintessential Vermont flavors, inspired by and crafted with spices from Bullock-Prado’s own backyard.

Recipes like Blackberry Cornmeal Cake, Vermont Cheddar Soup, and Maple Pulled Pork Sliders await you in My Vermont Table. Each of these recipes are authentic, utilizing local produce, dairy, wine, and flour.

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