Beverly Hills News – Bakers Wanted for 2014 Beverly Hills ‘Piesta’?

Calling all bakers and dessert enthusiasts! The Beverly Hills Farmers Market is accepting home-baked fruit pie entries for its annual Pie Bake Ala Beverly Hills and childrens Piesta, happening on Sunday, June 8, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The deadline to apply for the home-baked pie contest is May 25, 2014.

All pie-bake entries must be made with locally grown fruit in California. Each one will be graded on appearance, creativity, crust, consistency, and flavor by a panel of distinguished chefs and food-celebrity judges. Gift certificates will be given to winners by supporting sponsor, Clementine of Beverly Hills, including: $200 for 1st place; $100 for 2nd place; $50 for 3rd place, and $50 for the Most Pieutiful.

The annual Pie Bake & Piesta is a free event featuring a pie eating contest for kids and adults, and lots of entertainingpie-themed activities, including pie ingredient juggling, pie making and decorating, and searching for treasures in pastryflour. Pony rides and a petting zoo will also be available for a nominal fee.

The Pie Bake Ala Beverly Hills & Piesta is featured in conjunction with the weekly Farmers Market, located along CivicCenter Drive between Third & Santa Monica. Free two- hour parking is available in the Civic Center parking garage. Allregular farmers and prepared foods vendors will be featured at the Market.

For additional pie bake entry rules or to download an application, call (310) 285-6830 or

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