Stanton Ho received his culinary degree from the University of Hawaii – Kapiolani in 1975, and went on to l’École Lenôtre, in Plasir, France. He returned to the United States to work as the pastry chef at the Las Vegas Hilton in 1979, working his way up the kitchen ladder to Executive Pastry Chef. The Great Chefs crew caught up with him in Las Vegas, where they taped him for Discovery Channel’s Great Chefs of America series.
He left the Las Vegas Hilton in 2006 after 27 years and joined Chocolates à la Carte in Los Angeles that same year, as Corporate Executive Chef in 2016.
Stanton Ho, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, at his home, in Las Vegas. He is survived by his wife, Joanne E. Ho; sons, Stuart and Brenton; daughter-in-law, Darlene; and three grandchildren, Edison (8), Liam (5) and June (4).
Cane Vodka-Pineapple Upside-down Cake with Passion Fruit Yogurt Sorbet
Serving: Makes sixteen 4-inch rounds Print Cane Vodka-Pineapple Upside-down Cake with Passion Fruit Yogurt Sorbet By Great Chefs October 4, 2015 This pineapple upside down cake is prepared with cane vodka and sour cream. Caramelized pineapple chunks and passion fruit yogurt sorbet make this dessert unforgettable.Granny Smith apples, pears, plums, or cherries can be substituted […]
Serving: 12 Print Lemon Bavarois By Great Chefs October 4, 2015 Lemon bavarois is served atop a fresh fruit brunoise island in a shallow pool of prickly pear soup. More fruit garnishes the dishes. The cinnamon tortilla wedges would be at home with many desserts. While these shimmering desserts are served on tall hand-made glass […]
Caramel Mousse with Compote of Bananas Foster with Peanut Butter-Cocoa Krispy Chocolate Crust
Serving: 12 Print Caramel Mousse with Compote of Bananas Foster with Peanut Butter-Cocoa Krispy Chocolate Crust By Great Chefs September 28, 2015 This is a spectacular from Stanton Ho, a bombe of caramel mousse filled with bananas foster compote. Chocolate opalines garnish the bombes. The bases are made with a mixture that includes breakfast cereal […]
Lemongrass-infused White Chocolate Mousse
Serving: 12 Print Lemongrass-infused White Chocolate Mousse By Great Chefs September 28, 2015 Chilled bombes of lemon grass-infused white chocolate mousse conceal centers of mango gelee and rest on lemon bisquit. A whimsical dotted sponge cake wraps the outside edges. Ginger Lace Tuiles form cups on top of each mousse, holding fresh berries. The fresh […]