Lynette Rohrer Shirk
Ohio native Lynette Shirk comes from a long line of Wild Women. A pastry chef and coauthor of Wild Women in the Kitchen, she has a BA in Classics from the Ohio State University and Professional Chef training from the California Culinary Academy. She worked in the San Francisco Bay Area kitchens of Chez Panisse, Postrio, Masa's, Bizou, Stars, WilliamsSonoma, and the James Beard House in New York before launching Volcano Candy to promote her unique Java Lava coffeebean brittle. Lynette currently lives in Dallas, Texas.