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Art & Apples Festival Apple Pie and Dessert Contest

Posted by Lisa LaGrou August 19, 2013 Local Activities

altThe 2013 Art & Apples Festival in Downtown Rochester, Michigan is in search of the finest, most imaginative, bakers for their Apple Pie and Dessert Contest held on September 7, 2013. Interested bakers may submit either an apple pie or apple dessert with apples as the main ingredient.

Applications for the Art and Apples Apple Pie and Dessert Contest are available at www.ArtandApples.com.

The non-refundable application fee is $5 and must be submitted by September 3, 2013. All proceeds benefit Paint Creek Center for the Arts.

Participating bakers will gather with their entries on Saturday, September 7th at 10:30am at the Art & Apples Festival in the fun and fabulous Rochester Park.  Guest judges will be on-site to sample each pie or dessert and award first, second, and third place in each category.

The winners in each category will receive a one-of-a-kind dessert or pie dish created by an exhibiting artist and first place winners will be featured in an article in the 2014 Art & Apples Festival Event Guide. Winners will be announced at approximately 12:30pm on the Main Stage following the judging.

This year’s Apple Pie & Dessert contest features new and familiar judges including: L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Executive; Rochester Hills Mayor, Bryan K. Barnett; Taryn Asher and Jason Carr from FOX2 Detroit; and Mark Slessor, Pastry Chef at the Royal Park Hotel.

altThe festival will be held in Rochester Park in Downtown Rochester September 6-8, 2013.  Parking shuttle service will be available from the Rochester High School parking lot to the Rochester Community House. For additional information about the Art & Apples Festival®, please call (248) 651-4110 or visit www.ArtandApples.com.

Click here for the winners of the 2012 Arts and Apples Pie and Dessert contest.
Click here for a photo gallery of the 2012 Arts and Apples Festival.
altClick here for the winners of the 2011 Arts and Apples Pie and Dessert contest.
Click here for the 3rd-place winning recipe from 2011 Art and Apples Dessert contest.
Click here for the 2nd-place winning recipe from the 2011 Art and Apples Dessert contest.
Click here for the 1st-place winning recipe from 2011 Art and Apples Dessert contest.
Click here for a photo gallery of the 2011 Arts and Apples Festival.
Click here for the winners of the 2010 Arts and Apples Pie and Dessert contest.
Click here for the winners of the 2009 Arts and Apples Pie and Dessert contest.
Click here for the winning recipe from the 2010 Art and Apples Dessert contest.
Click here for the winning recipe from the 2010 Art and Apples Pie contest.
Click here for more info on Arts and Apples.

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