Each pie will be thoroughly evaluated by professional judges and compared against competitor pies in its entry category based on the following criteria:
Every year we ask accomplished restaurant and baking professionals, renowned chefs, or proprietors of successful culinary businesses to lend their expertise to judge pies at the South Side Pie Challenge. We are honored to have these industry professionals donate their time to make our humble event possible.
Judges who participated in the South Side Pie Challenge in the past included Pleasant House Bakery's Art Jackson, Kendall College Pastry Expert Belinda Brooks, the Parrot Cage’s Michelle Russell, Peerless Bread and Jam's Lauren Bushnell, Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants' John Aldape, Hoosier Mama's Paula Haney, and the Hungry Hound, Steve Dolinsky.
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Our fabulous 2017 judges panel included:
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