Pie Blog



It’s National Cherry Festival Time!

Posted by on Jun 29, 2015 in News, Pie Blog | 0 comments

It’s National Cherry Festival Time!

It’s that time of year again – the breezes are warm, the cherries are ripening in the orchards, and jets will soon be flying overhead! We invite you to join in the fun of the 89th National Cherry Festival. This year’s festival runs July 4th through July 11th.   Come see us at the National Cherry Festival: Cherry Crumb Pie – Enjoy a slice of the National Cherry Festival’s Signature Pie. It’s available everyday at the Open Space. Cherry Pie Bike Ride – Sunday, July 5th, 9:30am – 12:00pm....

read more

Help us feed Michigan’s youth this summer

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in News, Pie Blog | 0 comments

Help us feed Michigan’s youth this summer

Child hunger is a critical problem here in Michigan. Child poverty has grown to 25 percent and more than a third of Michigan children live in homes where no parent has full-time, year-round employment. Many of these children rely on school meals for their daily nutrition. However, when the school year ends, hunger sets in and these children often go without the food they need to grow healthy and strong. Helping feed Michigan’s youth is as easy as apple pie! This summer we are proud to take part in supporting local food banks around the...

read more

Honor Your Dad with Chocolate Stout Pie

Posted by on May 31, 2015 in Food, News, Pie Blog | 7 comments

Honor Your Dad with Chocolate Stout Pie

Back by popular demand! Grand Traverse Pie Company bakers have brought back the Fusion Pie favorite of 2014 – Chocolate Stout Pie. The Huffington Post even said this pie was “worth a trip to Michigan” when we debuted it last year. This pie is perfect for dad. Yes, we are talking beer and pie – Stout is a dark beer, a treat for the real connoisseur of finer beers. We bake the stout into a rich layer of chocolate ganache at the bottom and also into our creamy chocolate filling which is then topped with meringue and...

read more

Celebrate Mom with a Free Slice of Pie

Posted by on May 7, 2015 in News, Pie Blog | 0 comments

Celebrate Mom with a Free Slice of Pie

A special treat of a slice of pie awaits the mom in your life. Bring mom, mom-in-law, grand-mom, or yourself if you are a mom into one of our shops on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 10th) and we will be honored to share some well deserved love with the mom in your life. Please note that this offer is not valid at our Petoskey or Grand Rapids locations. All the best to your special mom on Mother’s Day!   Offer valid Sunday, May 10, 2015 only. No purchase...

read more

Wedding Pies

Posted by on May 3, 2015 in Food, News, Pie Blog | 2 comments

Wedding Pies

Anyone can offer cake on their wedding day, but for something unique that your guests will remember (and savor), how about Wedding Pies? Now is the time to think about what tasty dessert treats you’ll serve on your once-in-a-lifetime day. Some of our GT Pie locations even offer a giant wedding pie in a large tin that produces pies ranging from 40 to 50 pounds! Contact your local Pie Shop to see if they offer this special item. Pie is meant for sharing – we think pie is the perfect addition for a wedding celebration.   Special...

read more

Win a Pure Michigan Weekend Getaway

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in News, Pie Blog | 20 comments

Michigan is filled with natural beauty, but it’s also an amazing place for the arts, entertainment, dining, and adventure. We are very excited to reward three lucky people with a weekend getaway in Pure Michigan and a chance to create memories that will last a lifetime. In order to enter all you need to do is become a registered member of our Pie Dough Club. You can sign up here. Update: Congratulations to our Weekend Getaway winners!! Grand Rapids Weekend Winner – Lynn K. from Brighton, MI Detroit Weekend Winner – Jennifer...

read more

Mom’s Favorite is Back! Celebrate her with Strawberry Champagne Pie

Posted by on Apr 29, 2015 in Food, News, Pie Blog | 1 comment

Mom’s Favorite is Back! Celebrate her with Strawberry Champagne Pie

Pie is meant for sharing. Pie connects people. Pie makes people happy. And happy people make the world a better place. That’s why the world needs more pie. We couldn’t agree more so we are baking up a special pie for you (if you are a mom), for your mom, for your second mom, for your aunt that is really like a mom, for your best friend’s mom, for grand mom – there are so many people in our lives that we call “Mom” and love like a mom! Back by popular demand our pie shops are baking, for you and your mom, a Strawberry...

read more

Pies Make Easter Even Sweeter

Posted by on Mar 15, 2015 in News, Pie Blog | 3 comments

Pies Make Easter Even Sweeter

It’s just about spring in our great state of Michigan! The Easter holiday is fast approaching and what better time to think of your special holiday meal. We invite you to call or come in to any Grand Traverse Pie Shop to select your perfect pie for the holiday. Pre-order your Easter Pie at any of our 15 shops in Michigan and Indiana and we’ll have the most delicious pie waiting for you and your family. Spring is all about light and fresh desserts – from lemon meringue to our wonderful cream pies (coconut, banana, chocolate,...

read more

Win $150 in Pie for Pi Day

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in News, Pie Blog | 4 comments

  Did you know 2015 is the most ‘epic’ of all Pi Days? While Pi Day falls on March 14 every year (to celebrate the first three digits of the mathematical constant π) this year’s holiday is extra special. Pi Day will give us a whole 10 digits when we reach 3/14/15 at 9:26:53 in the morning and in the evening. We are celebrating Pi in a BIG way! Not only are we sharing free slices of our Michigan ABC Pie in our pie shops, but we also have a special contest on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Are you a Pi genius?...

read more

GT Pie Co Teams Up With Michigan Agriculture & Education to Celebrate Pi DAY

Posted by on Mar 8, 2015 in News, Pie Blog | 0 comments

GT Pie Co Teams Up With Michigan Agriculture & Education to Celebrate Pi DAY

Announcing an EPIC Pi Day this year at all Grand Traverse Pie Company shops. Pi Day, March 14, 2015 (3.1415), Grand Traverse Pie Company is proud to once again team up with Governor Rick Snyder, the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development (MDARD) and various agriculture partners, in encouraging Michiganders to celebrate math, education, and agriculture. This Pi Day is a “once in a lifetime” event as this year’s date aligns with the first five digits of Pi, 3.1415. MDARD, Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan State University...

read more