Great Pies
Since 1981

Great Pies
Since 1981

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Our history

It was 1981 – and everyone was wearing Stubbies – when Dad’s Pies began in a pint-sized pie shop at Red Beach. The task at hand was feeding peckish beach goers on pies and ice creams. And thus, one small step for Dad’s Pies became a giant leap for pie-kind.

Word spread fast. We soon found our feet – and the secret to making a great pie. ‘Let’s only ever make pies we want to eat,’ came the cry. Then ‘Let’s also make them good for you,’ came another cry. So once we’d worked out where the echo was coming from, we began a lifelong pursuit of pie-fection – mixing wholesome, top-notch ingredients with plenty of love and care.

Like the pies, the wee bakery at Red Beach was pretty full. So we packed up the pie dishes and the team hopped down the road to Silverdale. More people were cottoning on to Dad’s Pies – so we also invested in some shiny gadgets to help our pie makers keep up.

Our purpose

A better experience for everyone; our people, our customers, our families.

From a single pie shop on the waters edge of Red Beach. Dad’s Pies has grown into a nationally pie brand and moved from being a retailer to being a value led organisation, that employees over 150 people. As a value lead organisation. Dad’s Pies has a single minded purpose. That drives the organisation forward everyday.

Our purpose

When combined, our four values to drive our distinctive culture, guiding our decisions and actions every day.

Keep yourself safe and others safe

It is important that all our team leave work in the same condition that they arrived.

Follow the recipe

We are only as good as our last pie, which is why it is critical that we always follow our recipes. Our customers expect a certain product and we need to deliver that love experience every time.

Have the courage to speak the truth

Here at Dad’s Pies we value everyone’s opinion and that good ideas can come from anywhere. Which is why we encourage people to speak their mind.

See it. Make it better

Over the years we have learned that it is the little improvements here and there. That result in producing better quality products, which is why we are always tinkering.

Givers get

Treat others the way that you want to be treated. If you treat others with respect, you should expect it in return.

You decide

Dad’s Pies is a locally run business, which means that when you work at Dad’s Pies you get to make the decision and make a real impact.