Jonathan Gold, Sherry Yard and Nicole Rucker Return to Judge the 7th Annual Good Food Pie Contest!

This year's judging panel includes Pulitzer Prize winning critic (and cream pie aficionado) Jonathan Gold as well as pastry chef Sherry Yard and previous pie contest champion Nicole Rucker. We are thrilled to bring back pie judging pros and welcome new faces to the judges deck. Click for the full list of judges.

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Judges at the 6th Annual Good Food Pie Contest at the Fowler Museum at UCLA.

For the seventh year in a row we’ve invited LA’s best bakers, chefs and food writers to judge the Good Food Pie Contest . The event is Sunday, October 4th at the Fowler Museum at UCLA.

This year’s judging panel includes Pulitzer Prize winning critic (and cream pie aficionado) Jonathan Gold as well as pastry chef Sherry Yard and previous pie contest champion Nicole Rucker. We are thrilled to bring back pie judging pros and welcome new faces to the judges deck. Check out the full list of judges below.

The deadline to ENTER YOUR PIE is Sunday, September 27th at 11:55pm. 

Laurel Almerinda, HuckleberryMilo + OliveCassia
Noelle Carter, LA Times Test Kitchen
Carol Cotner Thompson, culinary instructor and catering
Jonathan Gold, LA Times 
Valerie Gordon, Valerie Confections, Valerie at Grand Central Market, and Valerie Echo Park
Clemence Gosset, The Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories
Jonathan Grahm, Compartes
Roxana Jullapat, Elysian
Ann Kirk, Dominick’sLittle Dom’s and 101 Coffee Shop
Sarah Lange, Elysian
Rose Lawrence, Red Bread
Christine Moore, Little Flower Candy Company and CafeLincoln
Dahlia Narvaez, Mozza Restaurant Group
Chris Phelps, Salt’s Cure
Meadow Ramsey, Sqirl
Akasha Richmond, Akasha Restaurant and Sāmbār
Nicole Rucker, Cofax
Hourie Sahakian, La Brea Bakery 
Mariah Swan, BLDICDC
Lesley Bargar Suter, Los Angeles Magazine 
Shannon Swindle, Craft LA
Zak Walters, Salt’s Cure
Robert Wemischner, LA Trade Tech College
Sherry Yard, iPic and Helms Bakery

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