|The Detroit News, December 17, 1939 (enlarge)|
Max Baumgartner, pastry chef extraordinaire for the Book Cadillac Hotel and apparently a renown chef in his native Europe, served the self-anointed world's best pudding at the Book Cadillac Hotel back in the 1930s. It was also noted for its preparation time: a solid year in advance. Which must have taken some discipline even for a Nazi.
You didn't expect that, did you? Neither did I. Though I must admit that it adds character to the story. His underlings, Peter Ossa and Peter Oberling, seem to have stuck to baking and left ideology to the more advanced artisans.