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GT Pie Company celebrates 18th birthday by donating portion of sales to Endowment Fund

Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in Community, News, Pie Blog, Traverse City | 0 comments

On July 19th, 2014, Grand Traverse Pie Company (GTPie Co.) will celebrate its 18th birthday. To mark the occasion, during the week of July 19-26th GT Pie Co. will be dedicating a portion of all pie sales to a newly established endowment fund. This fund, “Michigan Partners Helping Michigan Youth”, has been set up to provide financial support for individuals in Michigan’s foster care program who aspire to continue into higher education. The endowment will live in perpetuity and the funds are earmarked to go directly to the student’s...

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Mario Batali films segment for “The Chew” with Grand Traverse Pie Company at the National Cherry Festival

Posted by on Jul 9, 2014 in Community, News, Pie Blog, Traverse City | 0 comments

If there was anyone who didn’t know that Mario Batali loved Michigan, they must know now. Earlier this week, the celebrity chef was in Traverse City, Michigan at the National Cherry Festival to tape a segment for his popular show “The Chew,” which airs weekday mornings on ABC. Batali stopped in at the Open Space tent area to chat with Grand Traverse Pie Company co-founder Mike Busley, who was on hand for the Cherry Festival festivities that draw hundreds of thousands of spectators during the week-long event. Batali has shared...

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Delicious Raspberry Lemon Silk Pie is available through September 1st

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in News, Pie Blog | 0 comments

Summer is finally here, and the Grand Traverse Pie Company has the perfect pie for your summer picnics, events, and just dessert any time! Our new Raspberry Lemon Silk Pie is a wonderful blend of flavors for the summer months. This pie is available at our Pie Shops in Michigan and Indiana from June 30 to September 1. As a special offer, our Pie Dough Club members get $1 off the Raspberry Lemon Silk Pie from June 30 to July 6. Learn about the benefits of being a Pie Dough Club member (free pie on your birthday, for example!). This summer and...

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“Better Call Saul” for some of our pies

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in News, Pie Blog | 3 comments

What do you do if your lawyer gives you advice? You probably take it right? That’s what we did when a famous legal counselor gave us a call and told us to send some of our pies. The popular Saul Goodman, the fast-talking character who worked his way around the law on the hit AMC TV show Breaking Bad is spinning off onto his own in Better Call Saul, which will debut later this year. When AMC started production on the show earlier this month they called the Grand Traverse Pie Company and requested 20 of our pies for a kickoff BBQ to...

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HuffPost Taste applauds our Chocolate Stout Pie

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Food, News, Pie Blog, Traverse City | 0 comments

We know many people would love to live in Michigan, but now we know the foodie experts at The Huffington Post have that dream as well. Earlier this week, The Huffington Post’s HuffPost Taste reviewed our Chocolate Stout Pie, a delicious new specialty pie available now and featured for Father’s Day. HuffPost proclaimed that we had “introduced a new pie to us that’s to die for — or at least move across the country for…” After being featured on The Huffington Post, news of our Chocolate Stout Pie spread...

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GT Pie Co. teams with Right Brain Brewery to create “Chocolate Stout Pie”

Posted by on May 27, 2014 in Food, News, Pie Blog | 0 comments

Just when you thought you’ve tasted it all, along comes a pie that will amaze your taste buds. Are you a fan of chocolate? Are you a fan of great beer? If you answer a resounding YES to those questions, then you’ll love the new pie creation from our pie masters and the brew masters at a Traverse City brewing company, coming soon to our pie shops. The Grand Traverse Pie Company and Right Brain Brewery have teamed to create a new “Chocolate Stout Pie” that’s available at GT Pie Company locations for a limited...

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Pie Dough Club members get a special deal on Mother’s Day

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in News, Pie Blog | 0 comments

Mother’s Day is May 11th. Bring your Mom in and thank her for all she’s done – the rides to soccer practice, the band aids for your boo-boo’s, and the countless meals she made for you. Our Pie Dough Club members get $1 off our Strawberry Champagne Pie. Our famous crumb pie made with strawberries to celebrate the Spring season and Mom! This delicious pie is topped with a dough banner and heart that says MOM and is then drizzled with Chocolate Ganache to top it all off! Made just for all the mom’s that are special...

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Grand Traverse Pie Company Celebrates ‘National Pie Day’ with Allegra FootPrint Fund Awards to Non-Profits

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in News, Pie Blog | 3 comments

Grand Traverse Pie Company (GT Pie) will celebrate the delicious comforts of PIE during National Pie Day on Thursday, January 23, 2014. National Pie Day was created by the American Pie Council. As part of our American heritage, this day is a perfect opportunity to pass on the comforts of pie and celebrate one of America’s favorite foods – Pie. To celebrate the Power of Pie in our Portage Community GT Pie is teaming up with Allegra Print and Imaging of Portage to honor nonprofits in the community. Grand Traverse Pie Company will be...

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Up North Getaway contest winner looking forward to Northern Michigan visit

Posted by on Jun 10, 2013 in News, Pie Blog, Traverse City | 5 comments

Last summer, Katie Wibking and her husband spent a week on beautiful Lake Michigan hanging out with friends and enjoying their wedding festivities.  The trip was made all the better when Katie stumbled upon Grand Traverse Pie Co. while exploring downtown Traverse City. During the trip, Katie and her husband ate at the Pie Co. no less than four times, and they even brought a pie home as a (quickly devoured) souvenir! When the Pie Company ran their Up North Getaway Contest this last May, Katie eagerly entered. When she was notified that she...

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Petoskey Pie Shop under new ownership

Posted by on Jun 2, 2013 in News, Pie Blog | 2 comments

Petoskey Pie Shop under new ownership

You think you’re busy? Amy Westphal probably has you beat, and she does it all with a positive attitude. Westphal took over as owner of the Grand Traverse Pie Company in Petoskey on April 26. Operating a restaurant is a daunting task for anyone, but Amy has transitioned to it pretty well. She’s used to juggling schedules, meeting deadlines, handling a crisis or two, and doing it all while having to make sure everyone around her is happy. You see, Amy was a stay-at-home Mom for more than three decades, and she’s raised (or is...

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