Frances Steenman, business partner and wife of Chef Maarten Steenman, runs La Tulipe’s front of house operation with style and grace. Utilizing her keen sense of color and design, she ensures that the customer’s experience equals the quality of their product.
With her team of knowledgeable employees, many of whom have been with the shop for over a decade, she has crafted a program in which hospitality and customer satisfaction are key. She ensures that even the smallest of details are executed to perfection, a fact which can be seen in the charming and sophisticated shop décor, which changes seasonally. Frances’s many years of service experience, coupled with the shop’s ever changing assortment of fine pastries, ensures the customer leaves the shop completely satisfied.
Having grown up in Bedford Hills, Frances has helped grow La Tulipe into the business it has become today, making an impact on the local culinary scene and ensuring its place in the community.