The 7th annual bake-o9ff at the Porches and Pies festival drew 35 entries from home bakers and pastry chefs across metro Atlanta.
Contestants were evaluated for excellence in crust, fillings, overall creativity and overall taste. The competition was open to both sweet and savory entries, and any interpretation of "pie," including tarts, slab pies, quiche, hand pies, and more. Judges included
Additionally, one baker was honored with the People's Choice award, which is awarded to the baker receiving the most votes from festival attendees.
And the winners are...
1st Place Sweet - Sunni Sweets, Autumn Harvest Pie
1st Place Savory - Heaps, Carnitas al Pastor Hand Pies
1st Place Sweet - Alexandra Maxim, Passion Fruit Pie
1st Place Savory - Chloe Reid, Everything Bagel Quiche
Sarah McHargue, Rosemary Toffee Pie