Susana Querejazu

Austin

Pastry, Dessert


Specialities

Pastry, Dessert

About Susana Querejazu

Susana Querejazu is the pastry chef at the James Beard nominated Odd Duck restaurant in Austin, Texas. Complimenting the farm-to-table focus of the restaurant, Susana draws inspiration from Texas seasons and local ingredients to create desserts that are delicately balanced and artfully composed.   

As an Austin native, Susana grew up in the thick of a transforming food scene. She studied at the Texas Culinary Academy, and worked as a pastry chef at Vespaio, Amity Bakery, and Uchi before founding the pastry and bread program at Odd Duck. Her undeniable talent and passion for pastry were recently recognized by Zagat, where she was featured on their Austin’s 30 under 30 list. 


Interview with Chef Susana Querejazu



Susana Querejazu's Video Tutorials

How to Make the Perfect Croissant

Susana Querejazu
Advanced

Though it may take some time and practice, these flaky, buttery homemade croissants are pastry perfection.

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Cantaloupe Sherbet Popsicle

Susana Querejazu
Intermediate

A cantaloupe sherbet popsicle is a creamy and refreshing summer dessert.

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Mango Sorbet

Susana Querejazu
Intermediate

The bright, tropical flavor of fresh mango shines in this creamy sorbet.

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Homemade Blueberry Jam

Susana Querejazu
Intermediate

Making jam is a delicious way to preserve fruit at its peak flavor, and can be used for a variety of sweet and savory applications.

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How to Make a Sourdough Starter

Susana Querejazu
Intermediate

Making your own sourdough starter takes time, patience, and a little love, but results in homemade sourdough bread that is well worth the effort.

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Poolish "Starter for Dough"

Susana Querejazu
Intermediate

Use this bread starter to make breads that are crisp, moist, chewy and have amazing flavor.

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