Taylor Hall

Austin

American, Seasonal, Farm-to-Table


Specialities

American, Seasonal, Farm-to-Table

About Taylor Hall

Taylor Hall is the chef and owner of Apis Restaurant & Apiary, located outside of Austin, Texas. Taylor specializes in making elegant seasonal fare, inspired by a deep appreciation for the natural food cycle. 

Taylor discovered his passion for cooking at a young age, working in the kitchen of his family’s Texas restaurant. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree from the University of the South in Tennessee, Taylor moved to San Francisco to pursue a formal culinary education at the California Culinary Academy. He has since worked in the kitchens of many esteemed restaurants including Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio, and the James Beard Award-winning Boulevard. In 2007, Taylor returned to his home state of Texas to open a boutique catering business with his wife, take on the role of head chef for Supper Underground, and eventually actualize his dream of creating Apis.


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Taylor Hall's Video Tutorials

Honey Bun with Simple Syrup Honey Glaze

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Intermediate

Indulge your senses with this chewy, gooey, cinnamon spiced honey bun.

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Beekeeping 101

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Easy

Learn about the basic tools and techniques for creating and sustaining your very own bee colony.

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Horchata Honey Ice Cream

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Intermediate

This ice cream is infused with the warm aromas of toasted rice, ground cinnamon, and fragrant honey.

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How to Make Honey Butter

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Intermediate

This made-from-scratch compound butter is flavored with honey for a subtly sweet and deliciously versatile spread.

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Simple Syrup Honey Glaze

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Easy

Fragrant and sweet, this simple glaze will enhance any pastry.

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How to Use a Home Ice Cream Maker

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Easy

Professional-quality ice cream can easily be prepared at home with the help of this basic kitchen tool.

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