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Benjamin Hasty, Head Chef at When Pigs Fly Pizzeria found a home in the kitchen at age 13. Growing up on a farm in Southern Maine gave Ben an early respect for ingredients, where they come from, how they're grown, harvested and used. He maintains that respect in everything he does. Ben attended culinary school at the Atlantic Culinary Academy in Dover, New Hampshire, and apprenticed with Thomas Keller at The French Laundry in Napa Valley, Daniel Boulud in his Manhattan establishments and Rob Evans at Hugo's in Portland. Additionally, Ben appeared on Food Network’s Iron Chef, with culinary legend Mary Dumont.