Chicago-based Coaching, Consulting and Business Solutions

Jimmy MacMillan has more than 20 years of pastry and baking experience and is known for his inventive desserts.

Chef MacMillan creates timeless and on-trend products for the bakery, sweets, and confectionery industries.

His methodology supports a connected brand experience. Partnerships include Steelite International, Waring Commercial, PreGel, Taylor, IFI Gourmet, Barry-Callebaut and other quality producers.

Chef Jimmy has opened venues, developed staffing and executed special programs for luxury hotels and hospitality groups such as Four Seasons Hotels, Peninsula Hotel Chicago, Mariano's Fresh Markets, Barry Callebaut, Dineamic Hospitality, and Hey, Sugar! Geneva.


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Ryan LaRoche
Vice President of Culinary Innovation at

"Jimmy MacMillan is a black belt in organization and execution, mixed with the creative vision of a Michelin Star Chef.  Jimmy’s clear vision, realistic approach and follow through skill set place him at the top of his industry class. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to gain a competitive advantage."

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Philippe Tytgat
Sales Director Western Region at

"Working with Chef Jimmy MacMillan during my tenure at deZaan Gourmet / ADM was an honor and a delight. While Chef Jimmy kept always a professional and diplomatic approach, he retained a very honest and clear insight on the positioning of a pastry or chocolate ingredient."

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Amanda Puck
Director, Strategic Brand Development at MARIANO'S FRESH MARKETS

"It was not only fun but a pleasure to work with Jimmy. He is innovative, mentoring, hard-working and professional. Best of all, everything he makes is delicious! He works well under pressure and has great ideas to improve business and show results."

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