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At the time, Perrie was pursuing her first love, appraising and selling one-of-a-kind vintage, but slowly she was becoming disillusioned with the sartorial scene. As she cooked through the book, page by page, recipe by recipe, she realized that her true passion was sitting there, on her flour dusted counter with a perfectly

Food has always played a substantial role in Perrie’s life. Growing up in New York City at the intersection of cuisine and culture, she tasted everything. “ I developed a palate at a young age,” she says. “I have a talent for eating. I know what tastes good.” But while the city was a culinary dream, it did little to support a young baker

flakey crust: pies.

with a desire to establish herself. And in 2013, with the goal of making her mark on the Midwest pie scene, she moved to Columbus, Ohio.

She began her culinary education with hands-on schooling and classic training through the International Culinary Center (formerly the French Culinary Institute) in New York City. There she received a solid foundation in the baking basics—puff pastry, flaky croissants, and delicious tarts but, as it is with les gourmands francais, there was not a pie to be found. And so, immediately after graduation Perrie went to iconic Brooklyn restaurants like Smith Cantine and Pies & Thighs where throw-the-cookbook-away creativity (and pie making) were encouraged.

Almost immediately she was hired at Till, a locallyfocused restaurant on the edge of the Short North neighborhood. From there, she was introduced to a community of chefs who have been slowly transforming the culinary community. Perrie soon realized that what the city was lacking in food diversity, it made up with creative individuals, passionate about pushing the food scene forward.

Profile for Wonderfilled Magazine

Wonderfilled Magazine Volume Two  

Discover Columbus, Ohio! Exploring the world around us, one city at a time, through food, craft, art and design. Everything that makes life...

Wonderfilled Magazine Volume Two  

Discover Columbus, Ohio! Exploring the world around us, one city at a time, through food, craft, art and design. Everything that makes life...

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