Though the Virginia-based blacksmith collective may not yet be a household name, Blanc Creatives has developed something of a cult following in the world of handmade heirloom kitchen products. Praised heavily by customers ranging from discerning home cooks to a variety of restaurants in the region and around the country, their high-quality carbon steel and copper cookware are worthy of your own pursuits of culinary art.
Many people have career fantasies in which they leave behind jobs for decidedly harder work, but a type of work they actually love. Not everyone makes such a leap of professional faith, and fewer still make a sustained living (much less a killing). But those who chase such creative callings usually have similar reasons why they chose their paths. They do it because they have to do it; nothing else will do. And there are few things more inspiring than when a group like Blanc Creatives finds success using its combined creative talents.
Blanc Creatives was started in 2009 by Georgia native Corry Blanc, who was raised in the Appalachian foothills of North Georgia, near Lake Lanier. With roots extending to New Orleans, Corry’s upbringing was greatly influenced of Southern food.
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