Martin Howard

Special projects pastry chef, Epicurean Catering

The man behind the pretty face has had a career as a pastry chef in New York City for more than 30 years, including at the infamous Rainbow Room atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Howard is currently based in Denver, working at Epicurean Catering as a special projects pastry chef while developing a side business of CBD-infused pastries called Chocolatina’s Le Potisserie.

Chocolatina, Queen of the Dessert

Chocolatina is the drag persona of pastry chef Martin Howard.

She came to life in February 1996 at an event called “For the Love of Chocolate,” where her play on The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert made such a hit, it appeared in the social section of The New York Times!

Ever since, she has brought the party to culinary events all around New York City and across the nation.

In 2009, she won the title of Miss Stonewall by singing and delighting the judges with her delicious cupcakes. That led to a weekly show at the legendary Stonewall Inn, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the riots that started the gay rights movement this June.

In Denver, she performs at Mile High Hamburger Mary’s