Angela Garbacz is the founder and head pastry chef of Goldenrod Pastries. The women-run pastry shop, located on a picturesque corner in Lincoln, Nebraska, emphasizes inclusivity by developing recipes and baking for people who are dietary-sensitive. She has built an extensive program of American-style pastries, ranging from cookies and cakes to an elaborate morning bun program. Angela is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with degrees in Culinary and Food Sciences, and also has a degree in Classic French Pastry Arts. Since opening in 2015, Angela has been recognized by Food & Wine magazine as 'one of the most innovative women in food and drink,' she was named a “Chef To Watch” by Plate, and ranked on Cherry Bombe magazine's coveted '100 List' of inspiring and creative women. In 2018, she spearheaded an original annual initiative called 'Empower Through Flour,” which brings together female chefs, pastry chefs, and influencers from across the United States to raise money and awareness for the non-profit organization, I AM THAT GIRL. Angela aims to support female empowerment and promote inclusive baking and dining at her bakery and in her everyday life.