Books, Publications and Beyond

Roland Mesnier is the author of four books, Dessert University, Basic to Beautiful Cakes, and All the Presidents Pastries: Twenty Five Years in the White House, A Memoir. (Also available is the French translation of the same memoir entitled Sucree d'Etat.)

His fourth book, A Sweet World of White House Desserts: From Blown Sugar Baskets to Gingerbread Houses, A Pastry Chef Remembers. Chef Roland worked tirelessly with the White House Historical Association to bring this book to life. Many of the photos come directly from his personal collection and all of the memories are from his heart. All proceeds from A Sweet World go back to the White House Historical Association. This book may be purchased directly from the White House Historical Association.

Contact Vice President of Publications, Marcia Anderson at 202-737-8292 or email: manderson@whha.org.

 

All of Chef Roland Mesnier's books are available online and anywhere books are sold.

Dessert University

More than 300 spectacular recipes and lessons from Chef Roland Mesnier - enjoy beautiful photos and delicious recipes from a sweet American treasure.

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White House Desserts

Chef Roland distills his experiences and expertise of an extraordinary career into one accessible and user-friendly volume. Many of the photos come directly from his personal collection and all of the memories are from his heart.

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Basic to Beautiful Cakes

This book offers easy-to-follow instructions for more than 100 time-tested recipes for cakes from basic to beautiful!

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All the Presidents' Pastries

Chef Roland entertains readers with this delectable memoir detailing his life and career as the longest serving White House Chef.

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Sucre d'Etat

Enjoy the original French publication of Chef Roland Mesnier's memoir, All the Presidents' Pastries.

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