May 5, 2016
Beaverton, Ore. – (May 05, 2016) –
Shari’s Café & Pies proudly accepted a record amount of 14 Gold Medals at the 2016 National Pie Championships in Orlando, Florida last week. Amateur pie makers, professional baker/chefs & commercial pie companies from around the country & Canada have been competing at the National Pie Championship since 1995.
Shari’s took home the Gold Medal for fourteen Pies, all in the Premium Category:
- Banana Cream Dream
- No Sugar Added Apple
- Oregon Marionberry
- Cookies & Cream
- Sweet Montana Cherry
- Sour Cream Lemon Blueberry
- Black Forest Cherry
- Chocolate Cream Supreme
- Lemon Meringue
- Tropical Coconut Cream
- Fresh Pecan
- Peach Perfection
- Ghirardelli Triple Chocolate Cream
- Fresh Strawberry with Chocolate Ganache
“Shari’s has a history of making the best pies in the Northwest”, said Kevin Bechtel, Sr. Vice President. “And our guests have always recognized the quality of our pies. We always knew that our pies could compete with best in the country. But these awards validate that we can compete..and win, on a national level”.
This was Shari’s sixth trip to Orlando in which they brought home the gold from the National Competition. In previous years, Shari’s won Gold Medals for over 35 of their Pies – all created and made with the finest ingredients – most from the Pacific Northwest.
“We’re elated with these wins”, Bechtel said. “We knew that our commitment to using only the finest Northwest ingredients made our pies competitive with any pies in the country”.