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Masstown Market Bakery wins Ultimate Pie Contest


February 23, 2012
By Stefanie Wallace

February 23, 2012, Simcoe, ON – With a creamy, hearty filling, a splash of
unique ingredients and the perfect crust, Masstown Market Bakery’s
Atlantic Seafood Pie has been crowned the winner of Bakers Journal’s
first Ultimate Pie Contest sponsored by BakeMark.

Feb. 23, 2012, Simcoe, Ont. – With a creamy, hearty filling, a splash of unique ingredients and the perfect crust, Masstown Market Bakery’s Atlantic Seafood Pie has been crowned the winner of Bakers Journal’s first Ultimate Pie Contest sponsored by BakeMark.

Master baker Heinz Hubbert joined the judging panel, which included Bakers Journal editor Laura Aiken, assistant editor Stefanie Wallace and advertising sales manager Stephanie Jewell for the mouthwatering judging process on Feb. 22.

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Masstown Market Bakery submitted the winning pie this year – a savoury Atlantic Seafood Pie. Photo by Stefanie Wallace

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The competition was tough. Each of the three finalists (Masstown Market Bakery from Masstown, N.S., Madeleine’s Cherry Pie and Ice Cream from Toronto, and Tartine Bread and Pies from Vancouver) delivered two pies to be baked at at Cinelli-Esperia Corp. in Woodbridge, Ont. The pies were scored independently based on criteria that applied to both sweet and savoury pies, including elements of the filling, ingredients, crust, and the pie’s viability in a commercial environment. Masstown Market Bakery’s Atlantic Seafood Pie was deemed the Ultimate Pie, winning a trip for two to Niagara Falls and a cover story in an upcoming issue of Bakers Journal.

Bakers Journal would like to thank BakeMark for sponsoring the pie contest and Cinelli-Esperia Corp. for hosting the judges. Congratulations to all three finalists on a job well done.


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