American Pie Council

2017 Pie Learning Center

Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL

Friday, May 5, 2017
Saturday, May 6, 2017

Free for all Entrants of the National Pie Championships!

Saturday Sessions Open to the Public!


In 2017 the American Pie Council will be concentrating on making great pies even better in the pie industry, restaurants and at home.  We will be concentrating our efforts at the 2017 Pie Learning Center.  If you'd like to be a better pie baker, attend the Pie Learning Center on May 5 & 6.

Tentative Schedule


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Welcome Reception for Commercial Contestants


Friday, May 5, 2017

9:00AM - Pie Trends - Katherine Allmandinger, Nielsen - Growth and Strategy

10:00AM - What's New in Packaging - Jim Powers, D&W Fine Pack

11:00AM - Making the most of your Blue Ribbon - Mary Deatrick, Deatrick Public Relations, Scott Jackson, Jackson Works

12:00PM - Holton Food Products Luncheon - A Washington Update, Mike Goscinski, American Bakers Association

6:00PM - Colborne Foodbotics and D&W Fine Pack Reception and Awards Ceremony


Saturday, May 6, 2017

9:00AM - Layering Techniques - Susan Boyle, Susan's Desserts

10:00AM - Holiday Tips and Tricks -  Micki Short, Cyrus O'Leary's Pies

11:00AM - Veggie and Meat Pies - Mary Pint, Legendary Baking

4:00PM - Pie Party, Apron Contest, Iron Chef Contest, Awards Ceremony




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