Sunday, February 19, 2012

Pie Fest 2012 - Perfect Day for Pie!

What a wonderful day!  

52 pie baking enthusiasts entered the contest 
and their creations were rollings pins down 
the absolute best we have had to date.  

The event raised over $3,000 
for the Thurston County Food Bank 
and Senior Nutrition Program.

Grand Prize Winner - Leslie Brodie
Caramelized Pear & Almond Pie

Ist Place Adult - Katie Walt
Apple Ginger Pie

2nd Place Adult - Thomas Ward
Salted Caramel Apple Pie

3rd Place Adult - Faye Pelleriti
Apricot Pineapple Pie

1st Place Teen - Madeleine T
Apple Pie

2nd Place Teen - Amaya K
Apple Pie

3rd Place Teen - Quinn L
Apple Pie

1st Place Kids - Genevieve K and Fiona M
Apple Strawberry Pie

2nd Place Kids - Ava J
Apple

3rd Place Kids - Sophia P
Snickerdoodle Pie


 Click Pie Photo to find some fabulous 
photographs taken by 
Olympia's own Doug Ogden!

Thanks for your support!

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Come enjoy pie at Olympia Pie Fest 2012!

February 18, 2012
     1 - 3:30pm
       $3 slice or 3 cans of food per slice

If you want to enter the Pie Contest or donate pie,see below for important details, rules and entry forms.   No need to pre-register - you can request an entry form by email (olybakers@gmail.com)  OR simply fill one in on Saturday morning.  Just make sure to check out the rules below :)
***Pie drop-off for judging between 10 and 11:30 am***

222 Columbia St. NW, Olympia, WA

Come eat pie, enter pie in the contest or donate pies to share! We will sing pies praises with live music, raffle prizes and cheerful chitchat. All benefits go to the  Thurston County Food Bank and the Senior Nutrition Program

Each entry into the Pie Contest 
helps us raise over $50 
for these invaluable community organizations.  
Isn't that great - 
all you need to do is simply bake a pie!
Pie drop-off for judging between 10 and 11:30 am
Contestants must bring two of the same pie for each entryOne pie will be cut for judging with the remaining pieces sold; and the other will be cut or sold whole.  All sales benefit the Thurston County Food Bank and Senior Nutrition Program.

Please bring pies in disposable 8-, 9-, or 10-inch pie pans pie plates will not be returned. Pies must be dropped off at the Olympia Center Multi Service Room between10 – 11:30 am on Saturday February 18th.  Judging begins at 11:30 am. Contestants may return at 1:00 pm.  Winners in the three age categories will be announced beginning at 1:15.

Entry fee (per entry) is $5 or 5 cans of quality food product

Pie fillings MUST NOT contain any dairy products. For example, cream fillings, meringues, custards, cream cheese or pumpkin (if it contains dairy.)  No dairy toppings such as ice cream or cream may be added to the top of the pie. If it needs refrigeration, we cannot accept it. (Vegan is good!) For more information on potentially hazardous foods, please see the Bake Sale Guidelines at www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/ehfood   

Pie crusts must be homemade. Please don’t submit a pie with a store bought crust.

This contest is for amateur and novice bakers only.  In other words, if you make your living by baking pies we hope you will consider joining us to eat pie and buy raffle tickets to support the fundraiser.

For more information, a Pie Contest Entry Form email olybakers@gmail.com or call 360.628.4480.