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Carlos Enriquez from "Top Chef Just Desserts" is one of the contestants in Season 2 of the Bravo reality culinary competition series. He is a 33-year-old corporate pastry chef who currently lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. His favorite simple fall dessert recipe is an apple crisp with vanilla gelato.

Carlos Enriquez ("Top Chef Just Desserts") has worked at some of the nation's most preeminent hotels, resorts and restaurants, including the Brown Palace Hotel (Denver, Colorado), Alex Restaurant (Las
Carlos Enriquez in "Top Chef: Just Desserts"
Carlos Enriquez Top Chef: Just Desserts
Vegas, Nevada) and the Ahwahnee Resort (Yosemite National Park, California). A native of Los Angeles, Carlos grew up in a small family-run bakery. In 1996, he moved to Las Vegas and was part of the opening team of the Paris Hotel. There, he met artisan bread chef Stephan Mourabit, who became an early mentor and friend. In 2010, Carlos was approached by Block 16 in Las Vegas to oversee and open Holsteins Restaurant at The Cosmopolitan Resort, along with creating the dessert programs for LBS Burger Joint and Barrymore Restaurant. Since then, his desserts have been featured in Esquire, Las Vegas Weekly, 944 Magazine and Taste of the Nation. A father of six, Carlos loves to add a playful modern twist to childhood desserts. "Food to me is a simple playground," Carlos says. "How you approach it will determine how much fun you will have in it."

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Where does Carlos Enriquez live? Find out here.

Age: ∼38 years old
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Current Residence: Las Vegas, NV

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