Announcing the judges for KCRW’s 10th annual Pie Contest!

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Momofuku chef and founder David Chang will be joining as a judge for the first time. Photo courtesy of Netflix

We're pleased to announce our judges for KCRW’s 10th annual Good Food Pie Contest to be held at UCLA's Royce Quad. On Sunday, April 28th these luminaries—including some of LA's best bakers, chefs, and media personalities—will join together in vigorous debate to decide on the rightful winners of our nine categories.

This year's cast is mix of familiar faces and distinguished new guests such as David Chang, Genevieve Gergis, Sally Camacho Mueller, Nyesha Arrington, Lucas PetersonJosh Barro, and more. More names will be added to this list in the coming weeks, so keep your eyes peeled.


If you’re a baker, it’s not too late to sign up for a chance to impress our judges!


Chef Nyesha Arrington. Photo credit: Jake Ahles

Sally Camacho. Photo credit: Vivian Lin Photography


2019 Pie Contest Judges!


Amy Rowat---UCLA
Barbara Scott-Goodman---Author of "Cake: A Cookbook"
Brianna Abrams---Winston Pies
Candace Nelson---Sprinkles
Christine Moore---Little Flower & Lincoln
Clara Polito---Clara Cakes
Clémence Gossett---Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories
Dahlia Narvaez---Mozza
David Chang---Majordomo/Momofuku
Elizabeth Belkind---Cake Monkey Bakery
Faye Levy---Culinary columnist, author of 23 books
Feride Buyuran---AZ Cookbook
Genevieve Gergis---Bestia, Bavel
Henry Molina---NoMad
Isa Fabro---IsaMADE
Josh Barro---Left, Right, & Center, NYMag
Lincoln Carson---Bon Temps
Lucas Peterson---LA Times
Margarita Manzke---Republique
Nastassia Johnson---Let Me Eat Cake
Nyesha Arrington---Native
Rachael Sheridan---Solstice Canyon, Virtual Cooking Club
Robert Wemischner---Pastry Instructor LA Trade Tech College
Sally Camacho Mueller---Tesse
Sherry Yard---iPic/Tuck Room
Stacy Michelson---Artist
Tal Ronnen---Crossroads
Tracy Ann---Knowrealitypie
Yesenia Cruz---Maude
Valerie Gordon---Valerie Confections