“Playful & balanced flavors [ARE AS IMPORTANT] as aesthetics.”

Currently a Callebaut North America Ambassador and Head Pastry Chef at MAD in Houston, Texas, USA, where her aim is to continue to explore new approaches and create innovative experiences.

Her professional experiences in Mexico, Spain, Argentina and Belgium and many of her past projects have helped Karla Espinosa expanding her knowledge and expertise in the culinary sphere to improve myself when designing menus and establishing awardwinning and solid pastry teams for restaurant openings.

Karla’s work and creations have earned some accolades, including Pastry Live, Truffle Masters Houston, Houston Press.

At-present, I lead MAD’s pastry team, where she carries out a creative pastry program which is seasonal, expressive, playful and eclectic.