45 years is a long time! As we start our anniversary celebration, we take a look back to where it all began with Sur La Table’s founder, Shirley Collins. From a table that’s hosted Julia Child to a unique solution to heating the store (hint: it involves rolling pins), she gives us the inside scoop on Sur La Table’s humble beginnings.
Tell us about yourself.
I’m Shirley Collins, and I started a store in the Pike Place Market that I named Sur La Table. I now live on Whidbey Island with my husband (and chickens, and donkeys, and friends and dogs and so forth). [Read more…]