Abu Dhabi’s foodie community has something to smile about this month as the international pie chain, Pie Face, is open at Yas Mall. As a country renowned for its love of pies – consuming on average 270 million pies a year – Australians are experts in the field of master pie baking. And now, one of Australia’s premier pie makers, Pie Face Bakery Café is bringing its expertise to the Middle East.

Specialising in handmade, gourmet savoury and sweet pies, Pie Face, which already has outlets in Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and New York, has recently opened its very first outlet in Yas Mall, Yas Island.

“Pie Face embraces the best of contemporary Australian culture and the brand is fast becoming an international success. We are very excited about our first venture into the UAE and we are already planning many more outlet openings across the region.”

Priding itself on its unique Australian concept of a fresh bakery café, it offers an innovative, family friendly approach. Its pies are hand crafted, filled to bursting and freshly baked in store by craft bakers and pie dealers. Each pie is given a different ‘face’ that is incorporated on to the top to distinguish the filling inside. The pies can be enjoyed either in store or as a delicious take away snack.

Also available is Pie Face’s, Crop to Cup certified, “Knock Me Out” coffee, which uses the brand’s very own unique Pie Face coffee roasts and blends, as well as iced beverages and a wide selection of freshly made sandwiches and baked goods. Mark Buley of Pie Face says: “Pie Face embraces the best of contemporary Australian culture and the brand is fast becoming an international success. We are very excited about our first venture into the UAE and we are already planning many more outlet openings across the region.”

GO: Visit www.piefaceme.com for more information.