The Best Vegan Pies 2020

The Vegan Pie award results are in! Yum! Which are the very best Vegan pies in Aotearoa? Who are the best pie-makers and where are they located you may ask.

We have all the info from the Vegan Society NZ who ran this hugely popular event for the third year in a row.

“Our panel of expert judges this year included food and beverage industry veteran Aaron Pucci, comedian and pie connoisseur Laura Daniel, vegan actor/writer/director Emmett Skilton, organic plant-based chef Megan May, Coffee Club co-director Brad Jacobs and newly vegan journalist Duncan Garner. This team of dedicated pie scoffers put in hours of gruelling work to test more than 70 pies and bring you the following selection of Aotearoa’s very best vegan pies”.

NZ VEGAN PIE AWARDS 2020 RESULTS

Vegan Steak and Cheese Pie

Runner-Up: Wild Grain Bakery

Winner: Richoux Patisserie 

Vegan Mince and Cheese Pie

Runner-Up: Wild Grain Bakery

Winner: Richoux Patisserie 

Vegan Chicken Pie

Runner-Up: Wild Grain Bakery

Winner: Richoux Patisserie 

Vegan Fruit Pie

Runner-Up: Euro Patisserie — Spiced Apple and Mixed Berry Pie

Winner: Wild Grain Bakery — Spiced Apple and Three Berries Pie

Vegan Vegetable Pie

Runner-Up: Lemonwood Eatery — Smoky Vegetable Pie

Winner: Richoux Patisserie — Green Curry Pie

Vegan Café Boutique Pie

Runner-Up: Richoux Patisserie — Cheeseburger Pie

Winner: Roti Brothers — Satay Penang Pie

Gluten-Free Vegan Pie

Runner-Up: Rainbow Kitchen — Creamy Jackfruit Pie

Winner: Rainbow Kitchen — Curry Lovers Pie

Commercial Vegan Pie

Runner-Up: The Goodtime Pie Co. — Hub Korma Vegetable Pie

Winner: The Goodtime Pie Co. — Hub Pepper Mushroom Pie

2020 Supreme Vegan Pie Award

Wild Grain Bakery — Spiced Apple and Three Berries Pie

“The Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand would like sincerely thank everyone who helped make this the biggest and best NZ Vegan Pie Awards to date, including: Our wonderful judging team; Chris Kinnell and his amazing team at Auckland’s The Butcher’s Son restaurant for facilitating the event; special guest awards presenter, vegan MP Chlöe Swarbrick; our amazing audience who cheered enthusiastically through the awards programme; and every pie-maker that entered and helped spread the good word about vegan pies throughout the country”.