Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Maggie Scales pursued her Undergraduate degree at the University of California, San Diego, majoring in Language Studies. After graduating, she relocated to Boston, Massachusetts to attend the Cambridge School of Culinary Arts in the Professional Pastry Program, under Pastry Chef Delphin Gomes. While in school, she worked at Chef Bob Kinkaid’s Sibling Rivalry Restaurant and the Metropolitan Club under Chef Todd Weiner. After culinary school, Maggie worked as a Pastry Chef at Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse in Boston. In 2009, she received the opportunity to work with James Beard winner Lydia Shire at Scampo Restaurant at the Liberty Hotel. When Chef Shire opened Towne Stove + Spirits in 2010, Maggie, became the executive Pastry Chef of the 300-seat establishment. In June 2011, Maggie relocated to New Orleans and began working for the Omni Hotels in July. In 2013, Maggie joined Link Restaurant Group as a Pastry Chef. In summer 2014 Maggie accepted the position as Executive Pastry Chef overseeing all aspects of Link Restaurant Group’s pastry department.