Education Sessions Schedule

Pickling and Fermentation

Learn how age-old preservation techniques are finding their place in contemporary American cuisine and cocktails. 


Sunday, July 9, 2017


2:00pm - 2:30pm


Cutting Edge Stage


Kate Payne, Kate Payne Consulting


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Kate Payne

Kate Payne is an author, freelance writer and culinary educator. She teaches classes on food preservation, bitters and seasonal beverages, and other topics both privately and at culinary centers across the country. Kate serves as executive director for Texas Farmers’ Market, a not-for-profit farmers’ market association and education organization based in Austin,Texas.

Kate recently launched Salud! Bitters, a Texas-inspired and regionally sourced small-batch bitters line and is presently at work on building a botanical bar and apothecary shop in East Austin. Her books, Hip Girl's Guide to Homemaking (HarperCollins, 2011) and Hip Girl’s Guide to the Kitchen (HarperCollins, 2014), are available wherever books are sold.