2018 Talent

David Norman

Head Doughpuncher/Partner, Easy Tiger

Selected as one of the Top Ten bread bakers in the country by Dessert Professional Magazine, David Norman is the Head Doughpuncher and a partner at Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden. In nearly 30 flour-dusted years, his route has included stints at some of the countries best bread bakeries from Seattle (Grand Central Bakery) to New York City (TriBakery, Bouley Bakery) and included teaching professional bread courses at the French Culinary Institute and the San Francisco Baking Institute. In addition to looking forward to opening a second location of Easy Tiger this year, David is hard at work writing Bread on the Table, a book on food and bread traditions due out Spring 2017 from Ten Speed Press.