Yigit Pura in the kitchen. Photo from Facebook.
Details were formally announced this week that Yigit Pura, of Top Chef: Just Desserts fame, is opening ~TOUT SWEET PÂTISSERIE~ in Macy’s Union Square on the 3rd floor, opening August 25th. Pura hopes to use his classical pastry training to create whimsical, adventurous sweets that draw inspiration from childhood, without sacrificing refinement. He also wants his creations to reflect the ever-changing availability of seasonal ingredients in California, as well as the unique blend of cultures and innovation he sees in the Bay Area.
In addition to macarons, petit gâteaux, and special event cakes, Tout Sweet will also be serving a range of breakfast and lunch items. There will be morning pastries, sandwiches, soups, and quiches to fuel up for a hard day’s shopping the Macy’s shoe department. If you are seeking gifts, there will also be jams, pâtes de fruit, and dessert sauces available to take home. The opening is Saturday August 25th. Open Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 10am-7pm. Macy’s Union Square, 170 O’Farrell St., 3rd floor.