Alan Rupp

The "Pie Man"

Alan Rupp


Leading the team in day to day operations and strategic planning for the nationally recognized product Derby-Pie® chocolate nut pie is something Alan Rupp was literally born to do. The grandson of Walter and Leaudra Kern, Alan started working in the family business in 1973, learning how to properly sort walnuts, crack eggs, and pour without spilling. An active member of the Kentucky Restaurant Association, Alan has been a leader in the community. His sharp wit and keen business sense make him a formidable ally to have on your side.

Contact Information:

2420 Ampere Dr. 
Louisville, KY 40299 
Map & Directions

(502) 499-0285
(888) 743-0410 toll-free
(502) 371-4710 fax 

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Are you a Category Manager?

We know how important it is for you to select and feature products that will increase your sales. Derby-Pie®  chocolate nut pie and our Golden Pecan Pie are both valuable additions to your product offering, suitable for any bakery or deli department, as well as frozen baked goods.   Derby-Pie®  is a highly sought-after and nationally recognized product, exclusively produced by Kern's Kitchen. By offering our pie, you gain a distinctive gourmet brand and distinguish yourself from other grocers. Need more information?
Download our printable product sheets here. 


Need a slice of Wow, right now?

Step away from the spatula and head to a grocer near you to pick up a Derby-Pie®!

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Alan's Birthday April 11th