Parisian-trained Chef Elizabeth Lowe has been baking and cooking for over thirty years. She earned a Grand Diplôme from La Varenne Ecôle de Cuisine in Paris. She remained in Paris for another year and apprenticed in a two-star Michelin restaurant, two patisseries and a chocolate shop.. When she returned to the States she opened with Maxim’s in New York City and then worked at Le Marquis at the Lafayette Hotel in Boston, before opening her own wholesale baking business, Delices de Liz. In 1990 she moved to Vermont to work in the test kitchen at Eating Well Magazine and from 1992-1998 opened and ran a successful bakery/cafe called Queen of Tarts in Burlington, VT.
She has worked in retail, wholesale, product development and sales in the food industry. In 2011 she moved Queen of Tarts to St. John, USVI
Queen of Tarts uses the finest ingredients including local products and offers fine pastries, wedding cakes, custom villa dinners and full service catering from October thru June. Her customized menus suit every palate and budget; from Private Chef services to Gourmet Drop off meals, so you can relax and enjoy a meal in the comfort of your home.. Having a cocktail party or social event? Let Queen of Tarts delight your guests or family with award-winning savory tarts and hors d’oeuvres, and sweets treats to end the evening!