Art of the Pie Workshops & Pie Camp

Pie Cottage, the home of Kate McDermott's Art of the Pie

Pie Cottage

WORKSHOPS: Art of the Pie is taught by award-winning pie maker and master teacher Kate McDermott. Workshops are 4 to 5 hours in length. Included in each hands-on workshop are all ingredients, recipes, yummy snack and more. You will learn the lifetime skill of how to make the Art of the Pie Crust, seasonal fruit filling, pie lore plus so much more! Each student will finish class with a freshly baked pie just out of the oven or ready to bake at home. 
Art of the Pie Workshops are held at Pie Cottage in Port Angeles, WA and by special arrangement around the world and wherever there are pie makers. Art of the Pie Workshops at Pie Cottage in Port Angeles, WA are $200* per person. Workshops in other cities are $295* per person to cover travel expenses. Click here to read the Fine Print.

What to bring to your workshop:

  • A Favorite Apron
  • An 8”- 9” Pyrex, Metal or Ceramic Pie Pan
    (Please no disposable aluminum or really deep 10 – 12” pie pans.)
  • A Box or Basket to take your just baked pie home.
  • And, a Smile…That’s the Most Important Thing!
Young pie makers at learn at Art of the Pie workshop

Happy Pie Makers


Art of the Pie Graduates

Art of the Pie Graduates

Fri Sept 12, Annapolis, MD SOLD OUT
Sat Sept 13, Annapolis, MD SOLD OUT
Sun Sept 14, Annapolis, MD SOLD OUT
Tues Sept 16, New York, NY  SOLD OUT

(Email to be placed on the waiting list or to inquire about scheduling an Art of the Pie workshop at Pie Cottage or in your own kitchen!)

: Due to the unique preparations entailed for workshops, classes and demonstrations, there are no refunds or exchanges for any reason. That time is booked and reserved for you and I cannot recoup lost time or ingredients prepared for your workshop. 

Art of the Pie Camp Pie Camp

Save $200 with Early Bird Registration for Pie Camp May 2015!
May 21-25, Whidbey Island, WA More information here. 

Join Kate McDermott for the ultimate pie and pastry experience on beautiful Whidbey Island, WA.

Pie Camp attracts pie lovers from all over the country who enjoy getting their hands in dough, baking pies and sharing laughter, stories, and recipes. Whether you are an expert or a beginning pie maker, this 5-day culinary retreat meets all levels of experience. Kate shares with you her skill, secrets, recipes, and deep love of pie making. Pie Camp is full of butter, flour, lard and Love!

  • 5 Days/4 Nights Lodging at The Quintessa, a beautiful estate on the south end of Whidbey Island (shared accommodations)
  • Breakfasts, most Lunches, and all Catered Dinners
  • Baking & Demonstration Sessions, Equipment, Supplies and Tools
  • Free time to explore the beautiful seaside village of Langley, WA
  • Optional beach walks
  • Yours to keep? Recipes, pie pan, rolling pin, Art of the Pie Apron, new friends and wonderful memories.

PIE CAMP November 6-10, Pie Camp November 2014 Whidbey Island, WA SOLD OUT!

UPPER CRUST PIE CAMP: Greenough, Montana, October 10-13!
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Upper Crust Pie Camp in Greenough, MT
Join Chef Robin Leventhal (Top Chef Season 6), Andrew Scrivani (New York Times), Mindy Segal (HotChocolate), and me at one of the most beautiful places in the world!