The Fox and Pantry is founded and operated by Kym Joles in 2011, who was featured on Food Network in 2018 , Seattle Magazine, and K5 News of the Day morning show for her custom cookies and her classes.
Kym was born on the beautiful continent of Africa. For as long as she can remember, she has yearned to be in the kitchen, she is passionate about the art of mastering food and making edible delights that feed the soul and tantalize the eyes. Recipe books have always been a weakness of hers offering pages of opportunities to create. The simple look on someone's face when you give them the gift of food, is just a moment that lights her soul.
She began her career into the world of creativity by moving to London, a vibrant bustling place that opens all your senses. She fell in love with the depth of Europe, the idea that the world was an open space. While in London she ventured into fabric and textile design and worked in the fashion industry. She also discoved that she had Synesthesia is a neurological condition in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway. This enhanced her artistic nature After 10 incredible years, she moved and settled in the USA. A place she calls home, a place she has planted her roots with the family and her forever love of food and the art of sugar. She has always been baking, but it was here that that she fully commited to her calling with flour and butter. She baked anything - cakes, cookies, pastries and flew all over the US to learn from industry experts. She found an old book on the art of creating decorated cookies - and the rest is history. she loves the theraputtic effects of making art on an edible canvas. She has a deep affinity for color matched my passion for baking and needless to say..... The Fox and Pantry was born. to her. She will be forever grateful to the universe for marrying her journey with passion.