Christina Tosi, 36
Tosi spawned her whimsical bakery in 2008 from the Momofuku restaurant empire. Now she’s building her own culinary kingdom with her 14-location Milk Bar chain, which serves up cult goodies like Cereal Milk soft serve and Crack Pie. Last year she raised her first-ever round of funding to expand to more cities. And with two James Beard awards, a third cookbook on the way, and a judging spot on various seasons of MasterChef, she’s well on her way to building her own lifestyle brand.
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