Best of Boston

1998 Best Pastry Chef

Tom Ponticelli

Surely, you must have done something right recently to deserve dessert at the Four Seasons. Whether you choose a dense and delicious chocolate mousse cake, the scones served warm from the oven, or platters of exquisite miniature pastries. Ponticelli’s artistry is worth blowing your diet for. Skimp on calories somewhere else.

Four Seasons Hotel, 200 Boylston St., Boston, 617-338-4400,