Caramelized pork pie a winner in Ponsonby

Press Release – Rob’s Patisserie

A Ponsonby patiserrie has won a gold medal for one of their gourmet pies.

First time entrant Helena Robben co-owner of Rob’s Patisserie snatched up the Gold Medal for the category of Café Boutique for her tantalizing Caramelized Pork Belly and Coriander Pie.

The Competition was tough with a record number of 4,500 entries from over 400 bakeries nationwide. Judged by a panel of 18 industry heavyweights, including celebrity chef Al Browne; judges tasted hundreds of pies across 12 categories to finally crown each of the category winners and the over all Supreme Pie Champion. This year NZ Bakels introduced the exciting new category “Café Boutique” opening up the competition to the growing amount of café’s serving a variety of tasty gourmet pies directly to the public just like Rob’s Patisserie.

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