The White House Appoints Its First Female Pastry Chef

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The White House Appoints Its First Female Pastry Chef

The White House named Susan E. Morrison its new head pastry chef. Read on to learn more about her and her new role.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Morrison has been working in the White House since 1995, and was promoted to assistant pastry chef in 2002.

The White House announced in a press release that Susan E. “Susie” Morrison would take on the role as Executive Pastry Chef. The Wall Street Journal reports that Morrison will plan, create and supervise the dessert menus for all social events at the White House.

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Morrison will be in charge of overseeing the pastry kitchen which includes "creating and executing the dessert menus for all social events at the White House, including receptions, luncheons and state dinners," the press release explains.

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Morrison's new job comes just in time to build the annual holiday gingerbread house! This is a replica of the executive mansion that's put on display every year around the holidays.

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The White House has just named Susan E. Morrison its new head pastry chef. As the first female to the role, this decision will make White House kitchen history.

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