Featured Speaker: Kate McDermott!
It's a pleasure to announce the lovely Kate McDermott as a speaker for the Recipe Writing & Development session at IFBC NOLA!
Kate McDermott is the creator and founder of Art of the Pie. Since 2006 she has taught the time-honored craft of pie making to thousands. One of the most highly sought-after culinary instructors in the Northwest, Kate is widely acknowledged as one of the best makers of pie ever. Named “Food Rock Star 2010” by Seattle Magazine, Kate has given her Art of the Pie workshop to food luminaries and has received high praise from Ruth Reichl, former editor of Gourmet, Dorie Greenspan, Gluten Free Girl (Shauna Ahern) and many others.
In 2008 her pie was featured in Saveur magazine’s Top 100 Issue and appeared on the cover. She has been written about in numerous books, magazines, and blogs by award-winning authors. Always friendly, fun, and down-to-earth, Kate, a practitioner of kindness, aspires to pass on the craft of pie-making to as many as she can.