Playing in the Dough- Pies! – 09/12/2023 – Stillwater, Oklahoma

Wed, 25 Jan 2023 12:51:58 CST

FAPC announces upcoming events in 2023

Playing in the Dough- Pies!


8:45 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.


Room: Room 120 FAPC

OSU Stillwater

Cost: $35


Contact Name: Karen Smith

Contact Phone: 405-744-6277

Contact Email:

Are you ready to gain new knowledge and skills this year? The Robert M. Kerr Food and Agricultural Products Center offers a wide variety of training opportunities throughout the year to help food industry professionals increase productivity and reduce business expenses.

FAPC has the expertise to meet the needs and demands of the food and agricultural industries. Take advantage of the educational programs, trainings and seminars at FAPC to help you stay on the forefront of cutting-edge value-added processing and technology.

Chuck Willoughby, business and marketing relations manager, said FAPC has the experience and knowledge to help someone refresh skills and renew a certification, or help a entrepreneur navigate a new business endeavor.

"FAPC has developed a nationally recognized reputation for pertinent quality trainings, especially those that are food safety related," Willoughby said. "Nearly all of the training participants work for companies that also received technical and business assistance, whether it be at their respective facilities or in the pilot plant at FAPC. The relationship FAPC has with the food industry, particularly in Oklahoma, is unique."

If learning how to make seasonal pies before the holiday baking season is of interest, join FAPC for the Playing in the Dough- Pies! workshop on Sept. 12. This hands-on workshop is targeted for the very beginning baker who will learn how to make a light and flakey pie crust for a picture-perfect pie from Renee Nelson, FAPC milling and baking specialist.

Playing in the Dough is a personalized, hands-on workshop targeted for the very beginning baker who would like to learn how to make a seasonal pies just in time for the upcoming holiday baking season. Participants will learn about what it takes to make a light and flakey pie crust for a picture perfect pie. Renee Nelson, FAPC milling and baking specialist, will give tips and tricks to participants as they make these delicious desserts.

Part of the event will take place in our Milling and Baking Laboratory. For your safety, pants and comfortable closed-toe shoes are required. No shorts, skirts or flip-flops permitted. Those not in proper outerwear will not be able to participate in the day’s events. Prior to arriving to the event, please view our safety and security video.

Cost: $35 per person

A $25 fee will be billed to those who fail to cancel or attend. The registration fees cover lunch, refreshments and workshop material costs.

Click here for registration information.