Claire Saffitz Claire is most known for hosting the Gourmet Makes series on the Bon Appétit YouTube channel, where she utilized her knowledge of modern food to craft the perfect treats. She is also an avid recipe developer for Better Homes & Gardens, The New York Times, Yahoo! Life, and Epicurous.She was nominated by the International Association of Culinary Professionals for her New York Times-bestselling book 'Dessert Person: Recipes and Guidance for Baking with Confidence' in 2021. Claire attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 2009. She decided to continue on her education after Harvard, where she studied classic French cuisine and pastry at École Grégoire Ferrandi in Paris in 2012, in addition to completing her Master's degree in History focusing on culinary History in the Early Modern Era from McGill University. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.