Summertime Drinks!

What happens when a great pastry chef and a food blogger get together for drink making and blogging one summer ...


Minneapolis restaurants get national attention

“Dessert Professional magazine hailed Michelle Gayer of the Salty Tart (920 E. Lake St., Mpls., as one of the ...


Get your cookies!

Chocolate Chunk – Oatmeal Cherry Chocolate Chunk – Whole Wheat Peanut Butter – Coconut Macaroons – Chocolate Chewy Meringue – ...


Popsugar: 21 Kickass Female Chefs Who Are Changing the Food Industry

“By now, it’s no secret that restaurant kitchens tend to be a male-dominated space. Between harrowing sexism and societal pressures, ...


Macaroons for you!!!

Want to get your hands on our world famous macaroons? They’re just a click away! Order Here!


27 women who are shaping the Twin Cities food scene: Michelle Gayer, chef/owner of Salty Tart

“Michelle Gayer decided on culinary school because she liked to bake and cook and “because there wasn’t anything else to ...



Get your fresh bread here!!! Sourdough Baguette Whole wheat Whole Wheat Beer Bread Milk Bread Buns Sprouted Grain Bread Olive ...


The Twin Cities Finalists for the James Beard Awards – 2015

The highest culinary honor there is has recognized several local names. read more


Thanksgiving Recipes from America’s Best Food Artisans

“Here, America’s best food artisans share their ultimate recipes for Thanksgiving weekend. “Michelly Gayer tops her sensational focaccia with sweet, ...


2014 Charlie Awards Highlights

“The 4th annual Charlie Awards, honor the restaurants, food, chefs, and bartenders of the Twin Cities. Held November 16, 2014 ...

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Power, Corruption & Pies: Michelle Gayer’s Monday Pastry Pop Up

“Beginning next Monday, James Beard Award nominee Michelle Gayer of The Salty Tart is hosting Power, Corruption & Pies, a ...


Michelle Gayer’s Pie Pop-Up

“Pie. You have to be some kind of deviant not to like pie, amIright? “And if there was a season ...



“If you have ever indulged in a Salty Tart pastry, you know how AWESOME they are! And if you have ...

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2014 Share our Strength Cakewalk

Please join us this year for another amazing night! Thursday, March 13, 2014 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM Aria at ...

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Michelle Gayer, Part 2

“As we learned in Part 1 of our Chef’s Profile, Michelle Gayer, of Salty Tart, is a total rock star ...

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Michelle Gayer, Of Salty Tart

“The Twin Cities are blessed when it comes to talent in the kitchen. The culinary minds at the helm of ...

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Chef offers sweet tips for 4th of July parties

“Pastry Chef Michelle Gayer from the Salty Tart at Midtown Global Market in Uptown offers some sweet suggestions perfect for ...


Did Somebody Say Cookies?

Chocolate Chunk – Oatmeal Cherry Chocolate Chunk – Whole Wheat Peanut Butter – Coconut Macaroons – Chocolate Chewy Meringue – ...


Sumptuous Desserts and the Chefs Who Make Them

Slideshow round up of sweets and treats around the Twin cities. MSP Magazine


Pastry Chef Olympics

This little bit of silliness is brought to you by Mpls St Paul Magazine and Stephanie March. What happens when ...

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DeRusha Eats: Share Our Strength Cakewalk

“Donuts topped with cherry cola glaze? “All the city’s top pastry chefs are at the Share Our Strength Cakewalk — ...


Heavy Table Talkin’ Macaroons

“Recently, we finished up a meandering Global Market lunch with a stop at Salty Tart for sweets. While we filled ...

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Hey! We’re blogging here!

Looking for a little something tasty to enjoy this weekend? We’ve got quick and easy food & drinks for entertaining ...


Best Chef Midwest Semi-Finalist Nominee Michelle Gayer

Great news! Michelle is being considered for a James Beard award for Best Chef Midwest! She joins a stellar group ...

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DeRusha Eats: The Salty Tart

“MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — This is the season of baking. But if you want to leave it to the professionals, we’ve ...


the Charlie Awards, past and present

2012: “The Charlie Awards is a new Twin Cities event that recognizes the exceptional contributions that our Twin Cities metro ...


We’re Bon Appetite’s Pastry of the Week

Welcome to Pastry of the Week in which Charlotte Druckman introduces us to new treats and reacquaints with old ones ...



While we have your roll needs covered year round, we especially have you covered on holidays.



We have menu of cupcake, cookie, bar, and pastry assortments for your special gathering. Flavors vary with the seasons, and ...


Carnivale du Vin

Emeril Lagasse Foundation hosts Carnivale du Vin, a “Top Ten U.S. Charity Wine Auction” that has raised $14 million over ...


It’s the Twice Baked Ham & Cheese Croissant

It’s cheesey and crispy and creamy ham-ie and buttery and what else could you possibly be looking for? (Available at ...


Did Someone Say James Beard Award Nominated?

“When Michelle Gayer attends the James Beard Foundation Awards in New York City next month, she’ll be the state’s first chef nominee ...


We’re at the Mill City Farmers’ Market!

We’re happy to spend our Saturday mornings at the most beautiful farmers’ market in the twin cities. It’s mission to ...


Our Bread is Baked Fresh, Everyday…

Check out how we do what we do!



Hey guys! Take a second to peruse the Salty Tart cake policy so you can get a feel for our ...


Departures Magazine Names Salty Tart as One of the 10 Best in the World

“From delectable pastries to out-of-this-world bread, these bakeries know how to delight with dough.” Read more


When Chefs Cook at Home

“In the world of home cooking, there are moments when most cooks feel as celebrated as a chef: when they’ve ...


We’re at the State Fair!

We”re getting ready for the State Fair!  This year brings our Crack”a”roons back for the 3rd year as well as ...


Modern Baker: How Salty Tart Makes Every Square Foot Count

“Michelle Gayer, pastry chef and owner of Salty Tart Bakery in Minneapolis, doesn’t believe in advertising. And in today’s connected ...


We’re 4. Have a cookie.

“Michelle Gayer, the James Beard Award-nominated chef, has been running her bakery, the Salty Tart, for four years today. That ...


Summer Magic

Summertime brings farm fresh tomatoes, herbs and berries to feature in our fresh pastries and breads.



Triple chocolate, salty caramel, fruit… tarts follow the seasons and never disappoint… get your’s today.


City Pages : Best Bakery 2012

“We like our bakers like we like our pastries: balanced, with just a bit of salt. Never was a bakery ...


Share Our Strength Cake Walk

One in five children in America, that”s more than 16 million, struggle with hunger. You made a difference by joining ...


South Beach Wine and Food Festival

In 2011 & 2012  Michelle was a featured Chef at South Beach Wine and Food Festival Check out Andrew Zimmern’s ...


Best Thing I Ever Ate… Macaroons

Bizarre Food’s Andrew Zimmern chooses our coconut macarooons… as the one’s better than his Mom’s. Order now!

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Slice: Sweet Things

“Judging by the delicate swoop and crest of her buttercream, Michelle Gayer, the James Beard award nominated pastry chef is ...


Our Brioche Roll is one of City Pages 100 Favorite Dishes of 2011

This rich, buttery brioche roll would be perfectly delicious on its own, but the addition of a velvety vanilla bean ...


Making Caramel Apple Turnovers

It’s fall an you’re looking for a tasty treat to serve your family… how about a little caramel apple turnover?



Fall and winter bring deep earthy, rich & creamy flavors to our seasonal pastries.


Market Watch: Usher in sloppy Joe season with buns from Salty Tart

“Michelle Gayer wasn’t shy about giving up the secret to the sandwich buns she sells at her new Mill City ...


We’re at Midtown Global Market

Hours: Monday – Saturday 7:00am Sunday – 8:00am FREE PARKING validation for up to 3 hours for Global Market customers at ...



Made fresh daily; available at Midtown Global Market.


How to Make Pear Gallettes

Michelle was featured on Kare 11, to demonstrate how to make this beautiful and rustic treat.


Darkness Day

On a brisk morning in October we joined the Surly Nation on Darkness Day with our Darkness infused tasty treats. ...

Photo Credit : Lisa Guyla

Salty Tart’s Michelle Gayer: Chef Chat

Michelle Gayer, owner and head chef at the two-year-old Minneapolis bakery Salty Tart, has been busy the last six months. Last ...


Tour de Farm 2010

Once again we took the show on the road out to Tangletown Gardens Farm and cooked dinner for 150 adventurous ...


From our archives: Chocolate meringues

“Meringues and Easter go together like, well, eggs and Easter. “This cookie recipe dates to a 2004 Taste profile of ...

Photo : Steve Rice, Star Tribune

Simple treasures from the oven

“Michelle Gayer has a nickname for the extraordinary macaroons that fly out of the Salty Tart, her fantastic new bakery at ...


Tour de Farm

We were happy to take our show onto the green with some of the Twin Cities best chefs at the ...

Photo Credit : Katie Cannon / Heavy Table

Michelle Gayer of The Salty Tart

What happens to bakers after Bon Appétit bestows a “Best a Pastry Chef” award on them? Well, if you’re Michelle ...


Charlie Trotter’s Desserts

1999 James Beard Award Winner | Charlie Trotter, Michelle Gayer & Paul Elledge “Cooks, book buyers, and food lovers have come ...


The Salty Tart: A five-star pastry chef at the Midtown Global Market?

“Michelle Gayer is one of the most acclaimed pastry chefs in the country. Nominated for a James Beard Award for ...

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