Our fabulous panel of judges tasted over 200 pies.

Last year’s judges tasted over 200 pies. This year we’ve added more judges to accommodate the almost 350 entries.

Pie contest judges get your spandex out – this year we received a record breaking 347 entries from 263 contestants for the 5th Annual Good Food Pie Contest. Registration is now closed for the event, but come on out and cheer on the bakers and taste their pies this Saturday, September 7th at LACMA. Good Food’s own Evan Kleiman will preside over the afternoon pie festivities which will include music provided by KCRW DJ Anne Litt, pie tasting, and much more!

2pm: Pie Tasting Begins 

3:30pm: Winners announced

For pie tasting, guests are asked to find the KCRW Welcome Table in Hancock Park just north of the Ahmanson Building. This area is adjacent to 6th Street on the East side of the museum campus. Tickets are limited based on the number of entries and will be given to guests on a first come, first served basis. The event is FREE and open to the public.

Patina will offer food and beverages for sale on the half moon terrace adjacent to the pie contest. Plus, Stark Bar will be unveiling Windowsill, Evan Kleiman’s pie beer collaboration with The Bruery AND they will mixing an Easy Peasy Peachy Pie cocktail, made with muddled peach, Larceny bourbon, fresh lemon juice, and raspberries, topped with spiced foam and a graham cracker crumble garnish. Craving some savory? Stop by Ray’s for a Hare Pie filled with slow-braised rabbit, baby carrots and topped with a flaky crust.

* LACMA opens at 10 am on Saturday.  Anyone who wears an apron to LACMA on Saturday will gain free admission to the museum.

 

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  • Tori

    This is exciting! At what time will tickets for pie tasting be available?

    • gillianferg

      Hi Tori,

      Tickets are free and handed out on a first come, first served basis. A line starts forming at least an hour before the event, but there is music playing and once the line opens it moves quickly! We will allow people into the contest at 2pm.

  • Steven

    Thanks for telling us now that registration is closed :(

    • gillianferg

      Hi Steven! We've been announcing the deadline to enter on the air and on the blog all summer! Hope you can come out and taste some pies this Saturday.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNgII89u8qo Vanessa F.

    That is a lot of pie. I would be tempted to eat most of them…can't do that though :-(

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    wow… thats a lot. I wonder if someone is going to take a bite from all of them to taste…
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