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Watch Dominique Ansel Make a Giant Tower of Pastry

How high can he go?

Mille-feuille is dessert made from alternating layers of puff pastry and cream. Ordinarily, the ingredients are stacked into three layers, but Dominique Ansel, who runs his eponymous New York City restaurant, is no ordinary pastry chef. In this Saveur video, Ansel keeps stacking and stacking and stacking — until the inevitable happens.

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