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Celebrate Pi Day (3.14) with Grand Traverse Pie Company with Free Pie

Michigan Business Beat
March 14, 2019 3:00 PM

GT Logo.pngChris Holman catches up with Mike Busley of Grand Traverse Pie Company -- In honor of Pi Day - a day noted by math enthusiasts around the world- on Thursday, March 14 (3.14) the Grand Traverse Pie Company (GTPC) will be celebrating all day serving a free slice of ABC (Apples, Blueberries, Cherries) pie with purchase.

Pie is a perfect complement to the craveable comfort foods offered at GTPC including Chicken Pot Pie, traditional Beef Pasties and quiche. Mike called in from Hawaii and shared his family and the company's on-going story and evolution.

Click below to hear Mike and Chris's conversation!



Calling all Pi and Pie lovers! We are thrilled to once again celebrate P-i Day with P-i-e! All 15 of our GT Pie shops are offering a free slice of Michigan ABC Crumb Pie with any purchase all day on Thursday, March 14th.

What is Pi?

The symbol used by mathematicians to represent the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter is the Greek letter π. That letter (and therefore the number π itself) can be denoted by the Latin word pi. In English, π is pronounced like “pie,” of course. The number π is a mathematical constant that is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter and is approximately equal to 3.14159. 

At Grand Traverse Pie Company, our commitment is to make amazing pie with purpose. We are passionate about making a heartfelt positive impact on those we serve.

Make plans to join all of our positive, good-hearted people on Thursday, March 14th at any GT Pie Co. location. We hope you enjoy what we love to do most – serve handmade pie made from scratch every day, just for you!

Not near one of our pie shops? We also ship coast to coast and can personalize a special Pi Day pie just for you. Visit our Online Store for details and place your orders by Sunday, March 10th for regular delivery for Pi Day.

15 Grand Traverse Pie Company shops
The Grand Traverse Pie Company is proud to be in their 22nd year of making pie, offering over 40 varieties of hand-crafted pie. Every shop location has on-site bakers, delivering the made-from-scratch, and just baked taste of pie each and every day.
• Ann Arbor (734) 997-9702
• Brighton (810) 225-7437
• East Lansing (517) 203-3304
• Grand Rapids-Kentwood (616) 977-7600
• Lansing (downtown) (517) 315-0900
• Midland (989) 839-4872
• Norton Shores (231) 799-3399
• Okemos (517) 381-7437
• Plymouth (734) 459-9200 
• Portage (269) 903-4991
• Rochester Hills (248) 438-8110
• Traverse City – Two locations in Downtown TC (231) 922-7437; (231) 933-3972
• Troy (248) 458-0322
• Terre Haute (812) 235-1582

Visit gtpie.com to ship your favorite Pie to friends and family, and to learn more about GTPC shop locations and the The Power of Pie .



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