The Great Beetham Fruit Pie Competition

13 October, 2019 @ Beetham Nurseries

The Great Beetham Fruit Pie Competition

Do you make a delicious fruit pie? If so then enter our competition and you could win a £25 Gift Card to spend here at Beetham Nurseries. It's all for charity and just a bit of fun! 

To enter pick up a copy of the rules from our Information Desk in the Gift Shop. 

Entries are £3, all proceeds of which will go to North West Air Ambulance. 

This year, judging will take place on the Sunday of our Apple & Fruit Weekend at 2pm by renowned Chef, Nick Edgar. 

Nick spent 10 years at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Great Milton, Oxfordshire, where he worked his way up the ranks to become head chef before moving to the Samling, where he achieved a Michelin star in 2013. He left the hotel in late 2017 and took a year out to spend time with his young family and refocus as a chef. He is now head chef at the Ryebeck Hotel, Bowness-on-Windermere. 

The closing date for entries is Friday 11th October at 5pm.

Good luck!

Competition Rules

1. The competition is for Fruit Pies only; any fruits may be used.

2. The competition will take place on the afternoon of Sunday 13th October; contestants must bring their
pies in to Beetham Nurseries by 1pm, ready to be judged.

3. Only one pie may be entered per entrant.

4. The competition is not open to professional bakers.

5. Entries cost £3 and all proceeds will go to the North West Air Ambulance.

6. Judging will take place at 2pm on Sunday 13th October.

7. Former Michelin-starred chef, Nick Edgar, now heading up the kitchen at The Ryebeck Hotel will judge
the competition.

8. Results will be announced at approximately 3pm on Sunday 14th October.

9. Judging criteria: appearance, taste, texture and creativity.

10. Pies must be presented with a diameter between 9 - 12”.

11. Pies must be made using natural ingredients (i.e. must not contain any artificial ingredients, colourings or
chemical preservatives).

12. Please remember that judging is subjective and the judge’s decision is final.

Pictures will be taken during and following the event and the winners will be posted on our
website and social media channels. By entering the competition, you agree to these terms.

One overall winner will be selected from all entrants.
The prize is a £25 gift voucher to spend here at Beetham Nurseries.

While we will do our best to look after it, Beetham Nurseries will not be responsible for any loss or
damage to your entry.

Beetham Nurseries reserves the right to disqualify any entry which does not
adhere to the competition requirements.

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