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Art and Apples Contest Winners 2013

Art and Apples Contest Winners 2013 – pie and dessert recipe contest winners for the 2013 Art and Apples Festival in Rochester MI.

Art and Apples Contest Winners 2013

Art and Apples Contest Winners 2013 – Dessert Contest

  • 1st place – Michael Onweller – Lapeer – Apple Yum Yum Recipe
  • 2nd place – Pam & Julie Ritter – Bloomfield Hills – Apple Brownies
  • 3rd place – Preethi Yadlapalli – Rochester Hills – Healthy Apple Pudding

Art and Apples Contest Winners 2013 – Apple Pie Contest Winners

  • 1st place – Judith Finneren – Lake Orion – Delicious Crumb Top Apple Pie
  • 2nd place – Kim Neal – Clarkston – Original Apple Pie
  • 3rd place – Cheryl Zananek – Back to Basics Apple Pie

Art and Apples Contest 2013 Celebrity Guest Judges

  • Rochester Hills Mayor, Bryan K. Barnett
  • Pastry Chef at the Royal Park Hotel, Mark Slessor
  • Jason Carr of Fox2
  • Taryn Asher of Fox2
  • CEO of Blue Care Network, Kevin Klobucar
  • Miss Michigan 2009, Lindsey Tycholiz
  • Director Rochester Hills Public Library, Christine Hage
  • Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson

Veteran judges Mayor Bryan Barnett and L. Brooks Patterson commented on how this year’s competition differed from previous years…

L. Brooks Patterson – “Yes, this drives my diabetes crazy! – laughing “This year moreso than others?”

L. Brooks Patterson – “Oh yeah! This is my first year on the dessert side and we’ve got a lot of good cooks in this area.”

Mayor Bryan Barnett – “I would say like wine, 2013 was a good year for apple pies. We had some really great choices and all the pies tasted fantastic. All of them unique and all really excellent.” – Were there any standouts?
Mayor Bryan Barnett: “The winner….was the number one unanimous decision on all our judges tickets.” -: Was yours a unanimous decision as well?
L. Brooks Patterson: “Oh no, we were all over the place. I deferred to the ladies (other judges). And, please let everyone know that I voted for all the ladies who lost.” laughing.

Congrats to the Art and Apples Contest Winners 2013

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