Joshua John Russell is a pastry chef and cake designer from Atlanta, GA. He graduated in 2002 from Johnson and Wales University and started his career as a pastry chef at the famous Grove Park Inn in Asheville, NC. Joshua made a name for himself appearing on 15 episodes of Food Network Challenge (winning 5) and all 6 episodes of Lake Cake Standing as well as local media and TV outlets. His work has been featured in books (Decadent Details), magazines (Jezebel, Atlanta Weddings, Flavors, 944, Life and Style and Grace Ormonde) and national ad campaigns. As well as being a pastry chef, Joshua has food styled for Focus Brands, Sweetex and his work featured in several TV show and movies (Life as we Know It, Table 19 and Dynasty). Joshua’s endeavors as an instructor at Craftsy. com has produced worldwide attention with a student base spanning the globe. In 2015 Joshua was named one of the top ten cake designers in North America by Dessert Professional Magazine as well as Johnson and Wales University’s Distinguished Visiting Chef. His name in the business and success in the field have also prompted Joshua to be asked to judge cake shows and baking competitions from the Austin Cake show, Viking Cooking School, Share Our Strength, Top Chef Jr. and Nailed It (Netflix). Joshua hosted the NBC YouTube show called Man About Cake. He currently works as a corporate pastry chef for in2food in Atlanta and currently hosts You’ve Been Desserted.