Mark Furstenberg's bakery, Bread Furst, in Van Ness.

Mark Furstenberg's bakery, Bread Furst, in Van Ness.

For Mark Furstenberg, owner of the Bread Furst Bakery in the Van Ness neighborhood of Washington, the third time was the charm. After being nominated three years in a row, this year he took home the 2017 James Beard award for Outstanding Baker. Furstenberg formerly owned and operated Marvelous Market and The Breadline. Kojo talks to Mark about his award, Bread Furst and his baking legacy.


  • Mark Furstenberg Owner, Bread Furst; @BreadFurst

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