Queensland bakery Beefy’s has once again come out in front in the Official Great Aussie Pie
Competition. This year the Sunshine Coast bakery has baked the Best Brekkie Pie and the Best
Gluten Free Pie in Queensland.
In fact, Beefy’s has landed a big bag of gold medals in the hotly contested pie industry competition,
winning Gold for their Signature Steak Pie in the Plain Meat Pie category, Gold for their Aussie
Special Ned Kelly Pie in the Brekkie category and Gold for their Gluten Free Steak, Bacon and Cheese
in the Gluten Free category.
It just proves, no matter what time of day you reach for a Beefy’s, you’ll be putting your hands on an
The Official Great Aussie Pie Competition is an annual event of the Australian Pie Council that
celebrates the industry’s best pie makers and their passion for achieving excellence, always.
The judges look for all the same things Aussie pie lovers enjoy – the perfect pastry, the right
thickness, evenness and texture, and an even bake, and a filling that ticks all the boxes when it
comes to quality, stability, taste and aroma.
Each year the judging panel consists of TAFE trainers, chefs, bakers and bakery reps who are all
experts in their field.
“It’s an absolute honour to go up against the best of the best in Australia and to come out as gold
medal winners and number one in Queensland,” says Beefy’s Managing Director Mark Hobbs.
“Our passion and pride in making great pies hasn’t wavered since we established our business in
Beefy’s has always proudly hand-selected the freshest and best ingredients to suit their recipes and
customer’s tastes and nurtured their talented bakers to consistently produce their absolute best.
“We love the official awards, of course, but the reason we strive to deliver the very best is to thank
our customers for choosing us,” says Mark. “There’s no greater reward for our team than to have a
customer visit one of our nine Beefy’s stores or order Beefy’s for home delivery, and then to have
them come back for more because they enjoyed the experience so much.”