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The Guy Who Created The Cronut Has Been Named America's Top Pastry Chef

The pastry has sparked copycats around the world.

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Dominique Ansel, the inventor of the cronut, has unsurprisingly been named the top pastry chef in the U.S. by the James Beard Foundation after the dessert has taken North America by storm.

The pastry was introduced to Dominique Ansel bakery in Soho, Manhattan, last spring and lines that go around the block are a regular sight.