Instructor & Co-Collaborator

"Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it."   Roald Dahl

Lauren is a writer, artist, and self-taught baker based in Seattle and with roots in sunny San Diego.

Her interests include crafting unconventional designs out of fruit and dough, hiking around the Pacific Northwest, and scouting the best happy hour nachos.

Lauren’s colorful geometric style regularly inspires fellow bakers on Instagram, where she has amassed over 200,000 followers in the year since she started the Instagram account @lokokitchen. Her pie designs have been featured in publications such as Vogue, O Magazine, Buzzfeed, and Design Milk. She has appeared on-screen in New Day Northwest with King5, Martha Bakes, and CBS’ Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation. She was recently named to The Bake Feed’s 2018 Baker’s Dozen—13 of the most talented baking icons, movers and shakers pushing baking boundaries and making the biggest difference in the baking world.