Dennis Powell

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Dennis Powell, Founder, Butter Pat Industries


Butter Pat Industries is a design-oriented manufacturer of cast iron cookware that believes beauty can still be part of utility. Our designs are inspired by historic sources but enabled by new technologies. We are foundrymen and designers, artists and engineers in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maryland's Eastern Shore.

41 of us have touched your pan.

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Over 20 immersive signature events are featured throughout the weekend! Tours, dinners, parties, foraging and more await.


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This inspired, friendly and free-spirited food scene tucked in the mountains of Appalachia has been called “Foodtopia,” but the locals just call it home. Plan your trip now.

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Access to affordable and healthy food and reducing food waste are important initiatives of the signature event’s charitable giving goals. 

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