Vegan Pie Awards Winners

2021 Results

Vegan Steak and Vegan Cheese:
Sponsored by Blissful
Winner: Richoux Patisserie, Takapuna
Runner-Up: Wild Grain Bakery
Judges said; “Great layers, generous cheese and perfect pastry.”

Vegan Mince and Vegan Cheese:
Sponsored by Plan*t
Winner: Richoux Patisserie, Takapuna
Runner-Up: Wild Grain Bakery
Judges said; “Rich and savoury. Nice layers, appearance and gravy. Authentic”

Vegan Chicken:
Sponsored by Next
Winner: Richoux Takapuna ~ creamy chicken and mushroom
Runner-Up: Wild Grain Bakery ~ Chicken Curry
Judges said; “most authentic fleshy texture and good flavour”

Vegetable
Sponsored by Gilmour’s
Winner: Kai Pai Bakery ~ Vegetable
Runner-Up: Wild Grain ~ Vegetable
Judges said; “Great pastry. Beautiful creaminess. Nice mouth texture”

Café boutique – any sort of pastry, shape, open or closed
Sponsored by The Hemp Butter Co.
Winner: Logan Mclean Cafe ~ Korean BBQ
Runner-Up: Pioneer Pie Co.
Judges said; “flavour and texture beautiful”

Gluten Free
Sponsored by Food Nation
Winner: Pioneer Pie Co. ~ Gluten free pie
Runner-Up: Rainbow Kitchen ~ Curry Lovers Pie
Judges commended the technical excellence of the pastry; great crunch and lovely softly spiced filling.

Sweet
Sponsored by The Coffee Club
Winner: Wild Grain Bakery ~ Triple Berry Spiced Apple
Runner-Up: Bon Appetit ~ Rhubarb and Apple
Judges said; “perfects scores all round. Beautiful appearance, shape and glaze with balanced flavours”

Commercial
Sponsored by Fry’s Family Foods
Winner: Kai Pai ~ Roast Vegetables and Cashew Curry
Runner-Up: The Goodtime Pie Co. ~  Korma Vegetable Pie
Judges said; “Stand out cashew and coconut flavour with great pastry”

Supreme Award
Sponsored by Culley’s
Wild Grain Bakery ~ Triple Berry Spiced Apple

Early Bird Award
Sweet as Bowl

Sweet Pies

2020 Results

Vegan Steak and Vegan Cheese:
Winner: Richoux Patisserie
Runner-Up: Wild Grain Bakery

Vegan Mince and Vegan Cheese:
Winner: Richoux Patisserie
Runner-Up: Wild Grain Bakery

Vegan Chicken:
Winner: Richoux Patisserie
Runner-Up: Wild Grain Bakery

Vegetable
Winner: Richoux Patisserie — Green Curry Pie
Runner-Up: Lemonwood Eatery — Smoky Vegetable Pie

Café boutique – any sort of pastry, shape, open or closed
Winner: Roti Brothers — Satay Penang Pie
Runner-Up: Richoux Patisserie — Cheeseburger Pie

Gluten Free
Winner: Rainbow Kitchen — Curry Lovers Pie
Runner-Up: Rainbow Kitchen — Creamy Jackfruit Pie

Fruit
Winner: Wild Grain Bakery — Spiced Apple and Three Berries Pie
Runner-Up: Euro Patisserie — Spiced Apple and Mixed Berry Pie

Commercial
Winner: The Goodtime Pie Co. — Hub Pepper Mushroom Pie
Runner-Up: The Goodtime Pie Co. — Hub Korma Vegetable Pie

Supreme Award
Wild Grain Bakery — Spiced Apple and Three Berries Pie

 

2019 Results

Vegan Steak and Vegan Cheese:
Winner – equal Richoux Patisserie Auckland and Kai Pai Bakery Wanak
Second – Tart Bakery Auckland
Third – Lemonwood Eatery Taranaki

Vegan Mince and Vegan Cheese:
Winner – Richoux Patisserie Auckland
Second – Euro Patisserie Auckland
Third – equal Lemonwood Eatery Taranaki and Kai Pai Bakery Wanaka

Vegan Chicken:
Winner – equal Tart Bakery Auckland and Richoux Patisserie Auckland
Second – Euro Patisserie Auckland
Third – Logan McLean Waipu

Vegetable
Winner – Richoux Patisserie Auckland (Green Curry)
Second – Lemonwood Eatery Taranaki (Smoky Vegetable)
Third – Kai Pai Bakery Wanaka (Vegetable)

Café boutique – any sort of pastry, shape, open or closed
Winner – Oviedo Cafe Wellington (BBQ Jackfruit w cheese)
Second – Richoux Patisserie Auckland (Creamy Mushroom)
Third – equal Timbuktu Nomadic Deli Waiheke Island (Pepper Steak), Logan McLean Waipu (Rendang), and Oviedo Cafe Wellington (Apple Peach Crumble)

Gluten Free
Winner – Richoux Patisserie Auckland
Second – A Life of Health Auckland (Coffee, Blackberry and Orange
Third – Rainbow Bakery Nelson (Creamy Jackfruit)

Fruit
Winner – Richoux Bakery Auckland (Apple, Peach and Passion)
Second – Tart Bakery Auckland (Peach and Raspberry)

Supreme Award
Oviedo Cafe Wellington (BBQ Jackfruit w Cheese)

Supreme Winner 2019

2018 Results

Vegan Steak and Vegan Cheese: Richoux Patisserie

Vegan Mince and Vegan Cheese: Richoux Patisserie

Vegan Chicken: Richoux Patisserie

Fruit pie – short crust pastry: Richoux Patisserie

Vegetable: Richoux Patisserie

Café boutique – any sort of pastry, shape, open or closed: Richoux Patisserie

Gluten Free – any sort of pastry, shape, open or closed: Pioneer Pie Co.

Supreme Award: Richoux Patisserie

Winners