Yes, there really is a Sarabeth!
Sarabeth is a multi-award-winning restaurateur, artisanal baker and jam maker, cookbook author, and winner of the prestigious James Beard Foundation’s “ Outstanding Pastry Chef of the Year” award. In 2015, she received an Honorary Doctorate at LIU-Post University for her remarkable achievements. In 2015, she was elected to the Specialty Food Association’s Hall of Fame.
Sarabeth first began her business in 1981 making her family’s unique recipe for Orange-Apricot Marmalade at her apartment in New York City.
Today, Sarabeth operates a 15,000 square foot jam manufacturing facility and a 3800 square foot wholesale bakery, café, and retail shop in Manhattan’s Chelsea Market. Under her direction, there are presently 17 successful Sarabeth’s restaurants throughout the world; 6 in the United States, 4 in Japan, 1 in Dubai, 2 in South Korea, 2 in Taiwan, and 2 in Saudi Arabia. In addition, Sarabeth’s is scheduled to open in Qatar later in 2022 or early 2023.
Sarabeth is the author of two highly acclaimed cookbooks, “ Sarabeth’s Bakery – From My Hands to Yours” published in 2010, and the “Sarabeth's Good Morning Cookbook”, published in 2015.
The Sarabeth brand is very well recognized for its excellence in the New York metropolitan area and, indeed, throughout the nation due to her frequent appearances on QVC, TV, in magazine articles, newspaper stories and by customer word of mouth.