pie party potluck live 2014 – recap

by hungryrabbit on May 8, 2014

Pie Party Potluck Live 2014

Pie Party started in 2011 as an event where food bloggers could gather and socialize over their sweet and savory pies. Each food blogger was responsible for bringing a pie, tarts—or a variation baked good that involved a crust.


Pie Party Potluck LIVE 2014 came and went in a big flash of fun and food. Given the kind of event it’s become, bloggers are more participants or co-conspirators than just attendees. Pie Party’s success is credited to their enthusiasm for food and eagerness to share with fellow bloggers.


This year, Pie Party buzzed for 3 hours, as everyone sampled as many pies as they dared. Bloggers used the Snapware containers to take more samples home, along with bags full of goodies from our other sponsors.


Thanks to our sponsors, GE, Jarlsberg, Kerrygold, Anolon, Wüsthof, OXO, Dub Pies and Harvard Common Press for their enthusiastic support and creative involvement.


In fact, bloggers were able to start participating days earlier. Kerrigold sent butter and cheese to everyone prior to the event, and OXO shipped kitchenware to help bloggers with their baking adventures.


I want to express my gratitude to several important supporters:

• All the bloggers and industry professionals who came to the event

• GE for its generosity in letting us use the stunning showroom for the second year

• Chef Tagere for doing a demo on hand pies and serving up some tasty nibbles (which was much needed to keep everyone from diving into the blogger pies before photos were taken)

• Our volunteers—Bernice, Sara, Thong and Craig—for helping us pull off a delicious evening

• And massive thanks to my partner in this event—Jackie, the one and only diva.


What Other Bloggers Had To Say

Amber / Bluebonnets & Brownies

Angela / Mind Over Batter

Colleen / Souffle Bombay

Eryn / Ugly Food Tastes Better

Heather / Real: The Kitchen and Beyond

Jen / Jennifer Baker

Justine / Little Miss Local

Kate / Food Babble

Kristen / Artful Gourmet

Linda / Giggles, Gobbles & Gulps

Lora / Diary of a Mad Hausfrau

Miriam / Garden, Cook, Write

Susan / The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen

Urvashee / Dessarts

Vicki / The Vicki Winter Show





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{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Baby June May 8, 2014 at 10:21 pm

Everything looks delicious! Wish I could’ve been there (or at least tasted some of that pie). 😀

Jackie Gordon Singing Chef May 9, 2014 at 10:55 am

Such gorgeous PICS!!! Thanks for partnering with me on another SUCCESSFUL event and capturing it so lovingly in your words and photos!


El May 9, 2014 at 3:32 pm

Looks like you had a great time!

Jenn Baker (@jbakernyc) May 9, 2014 at 3:59 pm

And MASSIVE thanks to you, Ken, and Jackie for organizing and getting us all together under that gorgeous chrome decked place called GE Monogram. I look forward to Pie Party every year cause of you two.

Nancy May 9, 2014 at 4:33 pm

Great post and pics, Ken!! Thanks to you and Jackie for pulling off this huge party seamlessly, and to our sponsors!!

Kristen Hess (The Artful Gourmet) May 14, 2014 at 11:32 am

Thanks again Ken and Jackie for such a FUN FUN party! Everything was delicious and great hanging with some of the best foodies on the East Coast! Lovely photos on your recap post too. Hope to see you all again soon!

Cheers Kristen :)

hungryrabbit May 14, 2014 at 2:44 pm

So glad you could be part of Pie Party. xo Ken

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