A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from February 09, 2018
“Why shouldn’t you fall in love with a pastry chef?"/"Because he’ll dessert you.”

A Valentine’s Day riddle is told about a pastry chef:

Q: Why shouldn’t you fall in love with a pastry chef?
A: S/he’ll just dessert you!


The joke has been cited in print since at least 2007.


Google Books
What’s Cooking?: Alistair Simons : Chef’s Journal
By Alistair Simons and Lisa Thompson
Glebe, Australia: Blake Education
2007
Pg. 10:
What happens when you fall in love with a pastry chef?
She desserts you!

Twitter
Andy Braig‏
@oceans910
Never fall in love with a pastry chef, “they’ll only dessert you”
6:18 PM - 31 May 2009

Twitter
John Wayn‏
@dietcrazy
Q: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH A PASTRY CHEF?
A: HE DESSERTS YOU.
1:31 AM - 12 Jul 2009

Google Groups: churchlady
Puns of the Day 05-10-11
Raw Oyster2
5/10/11
(...)
What happens when you fall in love with a pastry chef?
He deserts you.

Twitter
Hacker T Dog‏
@CBBC_Hacker
What happens when you fall in love with a Pastry Chef?
He desserts you!
#GBBOCreme
3:07 PM - 29 Mar 2016

Facebook
The Diet Joke
May 17, 2016 ·
Why shouldn’t you fall in love with a pastry chef?
He’ll dessert you.

Twitter
Tracy Davidson‏
@tracydavidson27
#BadJokeFriday
Why shouldn’t you fall in love with a pastry chef?
Because he’ll dessert you!
9:45 AM - 9 Feb 2018

Twitter
Joan Vieweger‏
@ChoclatiqueJoan
Valentine’s Humor (courtesy of @readersdigest):
Q: Why shouldn’t you fall in love with a pastry chef?
A: S/he’ll just dessert you!
Valentine’s Day is just ONE WEEK away. Share the Love with http://Choclatique.com Floating Hearts! #ValentinesDay #ValentinesTruffles
4:05 PM - 7 Feb 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityFood/Drink • Friday, February 09, 2018 • Permalink