Awards & Distinctions

Maura Kilpatrick, Finalist, Best Pastry Chef (2015)

James Beard Foundation

Maura Kilpatrick, Semi-Finalist, Best Pastry Chef (2008-2013)

James Beard Foundation

Sofra, Boston’s Best Bakery (2009)

Boston Magazine

Maura Kilpatrick, Boston’s Best Pastry Chef (2002, 2007-2009, 2011)

Boston Magazine

Sofra Bakery, Best of the New

Boston Globe




13 Restaurant Dishes That Rule This Town: Baked Alaska at Oleana

Boston Globe Magazine - June 2015


Incredible Bakery Cookies From Coast to Coast: Maura Kilpatrick’s Oatmeal Cookie

Food Network


Recipes That Take Tahini in New Directions

Wall Street Journal, October 2014


Phantom Gourmet, May 2014


Restaurant Review: Oleana & Sofra by Corby Kummer

Saveur Magazine


Yankee Magazine – March 2012

Sweet & Savory Souk

Harvard Magazine – March/April 2010


First Taste

Gourmet Magazine


Smooth Operator: Maura Kilpatrick is a Dough Magician

Tasting Table – Dec 2010


Exotic flavors light up Sofra

Boston Globe, 2008