County Wide Pie and Blueberry Dessert Contest 2017
St. George, NB
Mark Your Calendar!
Sat - August 19th
NEW - Expanded to include Blueberry Desserts
St. George - The Heart of Wild Blueberries, Salmon, and Seafood!
Calling all home bakers!
Do you make the best blueberry pie and desserts in Charlotte County? Enter your pie and blueberry desserts in the Wild Blueberry Festival Blueberry Pie Contest, and you may be declared the best blueberry pie or blueberry dessert maker in Charlotte County.
The contest will be held on Saturday, August 19th, at the Presbyterian Church in St. George. All pies must be submitted by noon on that day; there will be three judges. All bakers must live in Charlotte County.
The winner will be officially announced on Saturday night, 6:00 p.m. at the Day Adventure Centre.
There will be a first prize for each category, a “BlueBerry Bag” designed especially for the contest at TopSail Canvas filled with gifts from local businesses.
It would be a huge help to the organizers if you plan to enter, to let them know:
Elizabet Stevens, firstname.lastname@example.org; 755-2215
Mary Anne Craig, email@example.com; 815-0205;
Do you make the best blueberry pie and desserts in Charlotte County? Enter your pie and blueberry desserts in the Granite Town Wild Blueberry Festival Blueberry Pie Contest, and you may be declared the best blueberry pie or blueberry dessert maker.
Judges Announced for Blueberry Pie Contest
Executive Chef Ron Kneabone, from the Algonquin Resort, will judge the best blueberry pie and desserts, along with local cooks Rosslyn Hooper and Margaret Grant. This is the first time the contest has been part of the Granit Town Wild Blueberry Festival activities. It will be held at the Presbyterian Church, 180 Brunswick Street, St. George. All contestants are asked to bring their pies to the Church on Saturday, August 19th , by noon. The winner will be announced Saturday night, August 19th, at 6 pm, at the Day Adventure Centre, just before the Eddy Gouchie Concert at 6:00. The winner will receive a gift basket.
Pies should be on a 9” plate, and brought to the Church noon, Saturday August 19th.
All residents of Charlotte County may enter.
The winner will be announced , Saturday night, at the Day Adventure Centre,
“Chef Ron,” a Culinary Institute of Canada graduate, spent ten years in France
perfecting his craft. He is a Taste of Canada gold and silver medal winner. He was the Executive chef/food/beverage director at the Marriott Fallsview Hotel in Niagara Falls before coming to the Algonquin.
Rosslyn Hooper lives in Seely’s Cove, has worked at several restaurants in the St. George area, has catered many events in the Community for almost 20 years. Her reputation as a “great cook” has been well earned. Her speciality is desserts, especially pies.
Margaret Grant earned her reputation as a great cook making pies at Granite Town Farms. The judging will be “blind” so the deliciousness of the pie is all that matters.