Legendary Baking Brings Home 63 Blue Ribbon Awards from 2017 National Pie Championships



Legendary Baking Brings Home 63 Blue Ribbon Awards from 2017 National Pie Championships

The National Pie Council has now awarded more than 700 Blue Ribbons to Legendary Baking, more than any bakery has ever won

Legendary Baking Brings Home 63 Blue Ribbon Awards from 2017 National Pie ChampionshipsLegendary Baking, a Denver-based company specializing in the art of baking gourmet pies and premium desserts, won 63 Blue Ribbon Awards at the 2017 American Pie Council National Pie Championships last month.

“At Legendary Baking we are passionate about providing the best pies in America, and every year our place as the industry leader is reinforced at the National Pie Championships,” said Michael Still, President of Legendary Baking. “63 Blue Ribbon Awards is an outstanding testament to the skill and dedication of our diverse team. From our culinary professionals to operations through to warehouse and logistics, everyone works seamlessly together to ensure we deliver award-winning, delectable pies. We take pride in our innovative offerings, staying on top of trends and we strive to be the pioneers of pie.”

The American Pie Council (APC) has convened amateur pie makers, professional bakers/chefs and commercial pie companies from around the U.S. and Canada for the National Pie Championships since 1995. APC serves as the gold standard and has a well-established record as the premiere pie-judging organization.

Legendary Baking’s 2017 blue ribbon-winning pies include:

  • Apple Crumb
  • Peach Blueberry Almond Streusel Pie
  • Almond Cookie Butter Pie
  • Peach Raspberry Mini Galette
  • Pineapple Pie
  • Fresh Fruit Cheese Galette
  • Chocolate Irish Cream Silk Pie
  • Mississippi Mud Pie
  • Vermont Maple Sugar Cream Pie
  • Traditional Chicken Pot Pie

The winning pies can be found at restaurants and grocery retailers across the United States under the Legendary Baking brand as well as its customers including Village Inn, Bakers Square, and O’Charley’s. The company produces more than 25 million desserts per year at its bakeries in Oak Forest, IL, Chaska, MN and Santa Ana, CA. Beyond pie, Legendary Baking diversifies its offerings with many other desserts including dessert bars, brownies, specialty cakes, cream desserts, cobblers, cookies, crusts and fillings.

Legendary Baking is part of parent company American Blue Ribbon Holdings, a full service restaurant holding company in the U.S. For more information on Legendary Baking and its offerings, visit http://www.legendarybaking.com.

For more information on the National Pie Championships, visit www.piecouncil.org.

For more than 45 years, Legendary Baking has perfected the art of baking gourmet pies and premium desserts. Based in Denver, Colorado, Legendary Baking serves restaurants, grocery retailers and others across the United States by supplying a variety of baked desserts and custom bakery items. Legendary Baking’s delicious roster of products includes pies, galettes, dessert bars, brownies, specialty cakes, cream desserts, cobblers, cookies, crusts and fillings. Legendary Baking, a division of American Blue Ribbon Holdings, has won more than 700 Blue Ribbons at the APC National Pie Championships since 2001.

The American Pie Council® (APC) is the only organization committed to preserving America’s pie heritage and promoting America’s love affair with pies. Designed to raise awareness, enjoyment and consumption of pies, the APC offers Amateur, Professional and Commercial Memberships. Learn more at http://www.piecouncil.org.