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Richard Palm is the pastry chef for the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Immigrant Restaurant as well as The American Club, where the restaurant is housed. He has more than 30 years of experience with a traditional cooking style inspired by his European culinary training in Switzerland. Chef Palm prides himself on the use of the highest quality ingredients to suit each individual recipe, and he possesses a keen intuition for spices that highlight rather than overpower complementary elements. His meticulous attention to detail comes through in the consistency and care for the finished product as well as his strategic view of the pre-planning process. Chef Palm’s intimate knowledge of epicurean delights borders on scientific, as his passion for food transcends sweet pastries to include a gamut of seasonings and flavors.