Susan Lagalle

Department Chair

JWU Faculty Since 2012


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About Susan

Chef Susan Lagalle is a senior instructor in the International Baking & Pastry Institute. Previously the Executive Pastry Chef of TAJ Boston, she has also worked professionally as a pastry chef in restaurants and luxury hotels, including The Ritz Carlton in both San Francisco and Boston.


  • MS, Teaching and Learning, JWU
  • BS, Baking & Pastry, JWU

Teaching Interests

Chef Lagalle is very passionate about teaching a wide variety of pastry classes. Her specialty is modern desserts including entremets, petits gateaux, modern petits fours, and pate a choux techniques. In addition to those core topics, Chef Lagalle is also known to teach classic french pastry techniques, modern tarts, and even the art of cake decorating.