Cooking & Food Stage presented by Springer Mountain Farms

Sunday, 12:00-12:45

Award-winning pastry chef and a James Beard Award nominated writer for Serious Eats Stella Parks delves into the surprising stories of how our favorite desserts came to be, from chocolate chip cookies that predate the Tollhouse Inn to the prohibition-era origins of ice cream sodas and floats. She'll showcase a foolproof recipe that provides a fresh take on the history of American desserts.


Stella Parks

Stella Parks is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and was named one of America’s Best New Pastry Chefs by Food & Wine. When not at home in Lexington, Ky., Stella can be found at the Serious Eats test kitchen in Brooklyn, New York.