About Emily Elsen
Emily Elsen is the co-owner of Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie bakery in Brooklyn. The bakery was founded in 2009 by Emily and her sister and fellow pie maker Melissa Elsen. The sisters have created a local enterprise in Brooklyn that includes four locations: a pie shop, a cafe in the Brooklyn Public Library, a production kitchen, along with a seasonal storefront shop in the historical village of Orient, Long Island NY. Named "Artisans of the Year" by Time Out New York in 2011, their pies have received critical praise and have been featured in a variety of international food media including the Food Network and the Cooking Channel, in the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living, Good Morning America, Oprah and New York Magazine. Emily and Melissa Elsen's first book of pie recipes The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book: Uncommon Recipes from the Celebrated Brooklyn Pie Shop was released in October of 2013.