Angela graduated from pastry school in 2005 (L’Academie de Cuisine) and went on to cook at the Ritz before taking the job as pastry chef at Eleven Madison Park. Her work there garnered her praise and recognition nationally, including the 2011 James Beard award for best pastry chef in the country. She moved to the Bay Area in 2014 and become the pastry chef at Craftsmen and Wolves. In 2018 Angela opened Che Fico as part of Back Home Hospitality. She followed that successful venture with the launch of Theorita later the same year.