Dina Hamed is a classically trained visual artist and pastry chef. She believes that dessert making is an art form- the perfect harmony between science and creativity. She spends her downtime in her studio creating delicious, edible works of art made from scratch and experimenting with new recipes and flavours!

Dina earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from McMaster University before completing her chef training as a student of the Baking and Pastry Arts program at Niagara College Canada. Currently, she is a Freelance Recipe Developer at THP Creates in Toronto, ON as well as an Assistant Pastry Chef at Sweet Paradise Bakery and Delicatessen in Hamilton, ON, in pursuit of her Ontario College of Trades Red Seal Baker-Patissier Certification. Passionate about education in the baking industry, Dina is also completing a Professional Master's of Education at Queen's University.