Chris Taylor-The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American Dessert

Paul Arguin

Bio

Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin are doctors by day and pie contest winners on the weekend. Self-taught and incredibly motivated, the two direct their creative energy to baking. They have won more than 600 ribbons for their baking, including Best of Show in the 2017 National Pie Championships. They live in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dad’s Garage Presents “Improv Gets Lit” Tickets


Hear Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin in multiple sessions at DBF 2019:
Friday, Aug 30 at 8PM
Improv Gets Lit
Sunday, Sep 1 at 5PM
The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American Dessert

Sessions

The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American Dessert

Get ready for a new, fresh take on baking the ultimate feel-good dessert: pie! In The New Pie, Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin—winners of more than 500 awards for baking (including the 2017 Best of Show Award at the National Pie Championships)—re-examine the wholesome world of pie. Through traditional time-honored techniques, modern cooking methods (like sous vide), innovative flavors (birthday cake; Tahitian pineapple; and mocha “mystery”), and a love for kitchen gadgets (like immersion circulators and silicone texture mats), these legendary competition circuit pie experts reinvent the traditional pastime of pie-making. With step-by-step instructions and playful photography, you’ll learn to make groundbreaking creations, including a magnificent Blueberry-Maple Pie with wood-grain lattice, the King Fluffernutter Pie, and a striped chocolate Pie of the Tiger. Whether you are a pie voyeur, new baker, or baking enthusiast you will find inspiration at every turn and pies to satisfy every craving.

Moderator: Kim Severson

Kim Severson is a correspondent for The New York Times who reports on the nation’s food and culture. She is also a contributor to NYT Cooking, a website and app based on the extensive New York Times collection of recipes and cooking videos. She has written about food in multiple newspapers has won several regional and national awards for news and feature writing, including four James Beard awards for food writing. She has written 4 books, including her memoir Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life. She lives in Atlanta with her partner and her daughter.

  • Culinary Stage presented by Springer Mountain Farms
  • Sun 5:00-5:45p Cooking

The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American Dessert

In The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American Dessert, Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin–winners of more than 500 awards for baking–re-examine the wholesome world of pie. Through traditional time-honored techniques, modern cooking methods, innovative flavors, and a love for kitchen gadgets, these legendary competition circuit pie experts reinvent the traditional pastime of pie-making. With step-by-step instructions and playful photography, you’ll learn to make groundbreaking creations. Whether you are a pie voyeur, new baker, or baking enthusiast you will find inspiration at every turn and pies to satisfy every craving.

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