Duff Goldman is a pastry chef, entrepreneur and television personality born in Michigan, United States. He is the executive chef of the Baltimore-based Charm City Cakes shop that was featured in the Food Network reality television show "Ace of Cakes".
Chef Duff Goldman's Career, Shows, and Restaurant
Forty-two years old Duff Goldman started working for renowned Baltimore chef Cindy Wolf while attending the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
After that, Duff went on to work at the French Laundry under acclaimed pastry chef Steven Durfee, at the Vail Cascade Hotel and Resort.
Additionally, he served at Todd English's Olives restaurant in Washington, D.C. Unlike the baking profession, he is also sculptor, artist, and a musician who plays ba s s in a rock band.
After working as the Executive Pastry Chef of the Vail Cascade Hotel in Colorado, he returned to Baltimore to fulfill his dream. In the same year, he established own shop "Charm City Cakes" in 2000.
His first major appearance on screen was the hit Food Network show 'Ace of Cakes'. The program ran for ten seasons, achieving the rare feat of airing over 100 episodes.
Duff and his team of artists have created visually impressive cakes, spawning the next generation of pastry chefs and artists. Since then, he has expanded his business to Los Angeles.
Time to gather 'round the TV, East Coast! #KidsBakingChampionship is on NOW @FoodNetwork! pic.twitter.com/gTjlpx8PZb
— Duff Goldman (@Duff_Goldman) January 31, 2017
Duff has lent his skill as a judge to Spring Baking Championship and Holiday Baking Championship. Goldman served as a co-host and judge on Kids Baking Championship. Duff has made cakes in order to get numerous stars including Tom Clancy, the cast of Lost, the 30 Rock cast, Sir Roger Moore.
He has even made a cake for Katy Perry's "Birthday". In October of 2009, Duff Goldman and sibling Willie Goldman released the publication Ace of Cakes.
Duff Goldman's Net Worth
Popular TV personality, Duff Goldman has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Duff has acc u mulated his net worth through his involvement in the pastry business, and his numerous TV appearances.
He has boosted his wealth through popular cooking shows, television sitcoms as well as talk shows. Goldman is counted as the Ten Richest Celebrities in Hollywood.