the pie. reinvented.

our pies take 3 days to make, 

and are fork-in delicious

 
 
 
 

Our Story

A unique collaboration between 3 friends

  • a "Chopped" Champion chef - Joe Youkhan
  • a hacker, planner & realist - Geri Chua,
  • a global marketing & advertising executive, Nicholas (Nick) Bishop.

The result - a totally reinvented range of gourmet comfort foods - centered in & around the savory "meat" pie.

Our pies take 3 days to make.

 

Exceptionally Crafted Comfort food for today.

 
 
 

"We reinvented the pie in every way - format, flavors, sizes, presentation, preparation, and even the way you eat it."


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We make a range of gourmet comfort food for a wide variety of occasions.

Meals. Snacks. Catering.

At home. At work.   

In our restaurants - or in your restaurants (and cafes and brew pubs).

At your formal event. At your casual event.

Brekkie. Lunch. Dinner.

Cocktail parties and Happy Hours.

Late night parties.

We will also start shipping pies nationally, very soon

Memorable, remarkable gourmet comfort.

For you - when, when and how you need it

Our Pies : All our pies feature our signature  “3 days to make” slow cooked, savory fillings. 

Only our 5 inch personal pies are offered in our restaurants every day.

Other sizes, formats and *special dietary pies must be pre-ordered.

     

    9 FLAVORS of pies

    1. CLASSIC AUSSIE GROUND BEEF *

    2. CHICKEN TARRAGON*

    3. THAI CURRY CHICKEN* AKA “SURFERS PARADISE”

    4. TURKEY & SAGE *

    5. MADRAS VEGGIE CURRY *#

    6. VEGGIE *#

    7. STEAK & SHIRAZ

    8. LAMB & ROSEMARY

    9. BBQ Pulled Pork with Mac n 3 Cheeses

    A number of our pies can be made in vegan, GF and dairy free formats at additional cost.


     

    SPECIAL ORDER

    * Availble Gluten Free 

    # Available Vegan

     

     

    4 SIZES of pies

    1. PERSONAL PIES : 5 inch diameter pies for an individual meal - these are available every day in our restaurants.

    2. FAMILY PIES - 9" : Will feed 6-8 people depending on how hungry or greedy you are (pre-order only). Pre-order only

    3. CUTIE PIES - 3"/4 oz ; These are perfect snack (pot) pies. Great for kids school lunches,and more cocktail parties - from 1-3 ingredients Pre-order only

    4. EVEN CUTER POT PIES 2"/2oz - These pastry top only, pot pies are perfect "tasters" - 1-2 ingredients (pre-order only)


    8 sides & gravies 

    (add them to make our pie stacks)

    • MINTY MUSHY PEAS *

    • ROASTED GARLIC MASHED POTATO *

    • SAUSAGE CROISSANT STUFFING

    • ROASTED GARNET YAMS *#

    • MAC N 3 CHEESES

    • EDAMAME & SWEETCORN SUCCOTASH *#

    • CREAMY THYME GRAVY *

    • OR MUSHROOM GRAVY  *#

    4 FORMATS of pies

    1. AUSSIE PIES : feature 2 pastries. Traditional pie shell base with buttery French croissant top, loaded with our signature savory fillings.

    2. POT PIES : feature 1 top pastry - a buttery croissant top over our 3 days to make savory fillings

    3. SHEPHERD's PIEs : No pastry - just our fillings combined with sides in traditional and non traditional combinations - in microwavable "tins"

    4. PIES in JARS® : Our remarkable fillings, sides, gravies and soups in mason jars - for microwavable convenience.

         

        STACKS

        Most people stack our Aussie Pies with sides.

        By special order, it is also possible to combine filling and sides flavors inside our pies and jars.

        Here a re a few of our favorite combinations. Want something else? Lets talk

        1. CLASSIC TIGER : Ground Beef, Mash & Peas

        2. ALMOST THANKSGIVING : Chicken Tarragon, Sausage stuffing & yams

        3. THANKSGIVING : Turkey Sage, Sausage stuffing & yams

        4. SURFERS BREKKIE® : Thai Curry Chicken and peas

        5. CLASSIC SHEPHERD : Ground Beef & Mash

        6. VEGGIE SHEPHERD : Madras Curry & Yams


          pot pies to die for
          — LA WEEKLY
          A hidden gem on Main Street
          — Chef Brad Miller
          This pie took 3 days to make, I think it’s going to take 3 minutes to demolish. It’s official - if you’re in Santa Monica - you have to stop by Aussie Pie Kitchen
          — hangry diary
          The best Thanksgiving stuffing your mom never made
          — Richard Foss
          I rode my motorcycle from Deadhorse, Alaska to Yaziza, Panama and am now returning home again to Alaska. In that 20K miles Fork-in was the best comfort, if not overall best, food I have eaten on the trip. I came back to Santa Monica just to eat here. Well worth the stop and hard to imagine being beaten.
          — Zack Sherman Lead wanderer at Expedition Recovery
          Hello. 
              My family and I are obsessed and can’t stop talking about how much we loved everything we ate at Fork-In Aussie Pies when we visited Santa Monica this past July. My daughter and I shared the chicken tarragon pie stacked with mashed potatoes and minty mushy peas. It was amazing and unlike anything we had ever had before. Unfortunately I don’t foresee us getting back there any time soon because we live in New Jersey. Would you be willing to share your recipe for the tarragon chicken with me? I will sign a non-disclosure agreement if necessary. I have no intention on opening a restaurant or anything like that, I just want to recreate the meal for my family.
              I look forward to hearing from you.
          Sincerely,
          — Michelle C
           

          SANTA MONICA

          2510 Main Street, #B

          Santa Monica CA 90405

          TEL [310] 399 0PIE (743)

          Open 7 days

          11 am - 8 pm Mon-Friday

          9 am - 8 pm SAT & SUN

          INGLEWOOD

          aka "El Segundo"

          11918 Aviation Blvd

          Inglewood CA 90304

          Tel [424] 348 8060

          Open 5 days

          Mon - Fri  9 am - 7 pm

           

          it's (ALMOST) straya day!

          PRE ORDER YOUR FOOD NOW. PICK UP ONLY. BOOK EARLY!

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          JANUARY 26TH - AUSTRALIA DAY - AKA "Straya" DAY

          Australia Day is the official National Day of Australia. 

          Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by Governor Arthur Phillip.

          IN LOS ANGELES, you can pre-order pies, rolls, sides & dessert from www.forkinpies.com.

          Pick it up on the day, and celebrate like it's 1788!

          Last orders taken 4 pm Wednesday January 24th.


          3 SIZES OF PIES IN 6 FLAVORS

          • 5 INCH PERSONAL AUSSIE PIES
          • 3 INCH/4 OZ "CUTIES" POT PIES
          • 2 INCH/2 OZ "EVEN CUTER" POT PIES

          3 FLAVORS OF ROLLS

          • SAUSAGE & CHEDDAR
          • BACON & CHEDDAR
          • FETA & KALE

          5 SIDES & 2 GRAVIES & 2 DESSERTS

          We have Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free Options too


          Order our 5 inch personal pies - Ground Beef*, Steak & Shiraz, Chicken Tarragon*, Lamb & Rosemary, Madras Veggie Curry*#, BBQ Pulled Pork - $7.95/$8.95/$11.95 each -- Buy 9 - get one free.

          Order our 5 inch personal pies - Ground Beef*, Steak & Shiraz, Chicken Tarragon*, Lamb & Rosemary, Madras Veggie Curry*#, BBQ Pulled Pork - $7.95/$8.95/$11.95 each -- Buy 9 - get one free.

          POT PIES - PASTRY TOP ONLY Order your 6 packs of 3 inch / 4oz "Cutie pies" from $30 and 12 packs of 2 inch / 2oz  "Even Cuter pies" from $36 doz  More details here

          POT PIES - PASTRY TOP ONLY

          Order your 6 packs of 3 inch / 4oz "Cutie pies" from $30 and 12 packs of 2 inch / 2oz  "Even Cuter pies" from $36 doz  More details here

          Add  sides and gravy, to make your stacks - peas, mash, stuffing, yams, or mac and cheese - with mushroom or creamy thyme gravy. 16 oz $12.95. 32 oz $32.95

          Add  sides and gravy, to make your stacks - peas, mash, stuffing, yams, or mac and cheese - with mushroom or creamy thyme gravy. 16 oz $12.95. 32 oz $32.95

          pie stacking

          Most people stack our pies with sides & gravy. 

          Don't just get pies - grab some sides as well - and make some pie stacks


          PICK UP ONLY - NO DELIVERY AVAILABLE ON THAT DAY -  EXCEPTIONS ARE

           


          Some of our pies are available Gluten Free and Vegan. Ask for details with your order.

          Some of our pies are available Gluten Free and Vegan. Ask for details with your order.


          LAST ORDERS FOR AUSTRALIA TAKEN WEDNESDAY JANUARY 24TH AT 4PM.


          3 flavors of croissant rolls : Sausage & Cheddar, Bacon and Cheddar, Feta & Kale (V) These look like sausage rolls - but are made with croissant dough (not fillo or puff) and we add cheese. Available in 6 packs $15 and 12 packs $27.50 -by flavor.

          3 flavors of croissant rolls : Sausage & Cheddar, Bacon and Cheddar, Feta & Kale (V) These look like sausage rolls - but are made with croissant dough (not fillo or puff) and we add cheese. Available in 6 packs $15 and 12 packs $27.50 -by flavor.

          Grab some "Nanna Mac's" lamingtons - "Like biting into a cloud" - Sponge cake rolled in Chocolate and coconut. Single $3.50 or 9 packs $31.50.

          Grab some "Nanna Mac's" lamingtons - "Like biting into a cloud" - Sponge cake rolled in Chocolate and coconut. Single $3.50 or 9 packs $31.50.

          Anzac bikkies - Oatmeal and coconut. $3 each or 9 for $21

          Anzac bikkies - Oatmeal and coconut. $3 each or 9 for $21

          Download here, fill in and email to us or dop in store straya@aussiepiekitchen.com

          Download here, fill in and email to us or dop in store straya@aussiepiekitchen.com

          Download here and print off and drop in store or email completed form 

          Download here and print off and drop in store or email completed form 

          BEER & WINE.

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          In our Santa Monica store, we have a good selection of Australian wine and beers, including Coopers, Fosters, Penfolds, MWC, Wolf Blass bubbles, and some sparkling shiraz .

          so come in and eat and drink!

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          "Catering must be (super) easy for the host & remarkable for the guests - otherwise, why bother?"

          Since we opened our doors in 2014 we have fed 10's of thousands of folks in our 2 restaurants, via our delivery partners, and at 100's of catered events.

          These catered events have been

          BIg & Small

          Fancy & Casual

          Corporate & Private

          Some recent events

          • 850 person "Heal the Bay" Annual Gala - full service
          • 320 person Honest Company Thanksgiving Lunch - buffet
          • 200 person Youtube Studios influencer dinner - buffet
          • 220 person formal wedding - full service
          • 1500 person Banc of California Holiday party - buffet 
          • 100 person wedding shower - tray pass
          • 65 person masonic hall dinner - full service
          • 165 person Lunch & Learn - pie in a box
          • Various 15-45 person training lunches - pie in a box

          Regular office lunches for 25 -200 people for a wide range of companies including tech, social media. production companies, lawyers, financial services, advertising agencies, content creators,  etc.

          If you'd like  an estimate for your event, or like to talk about pies for your party or event let us know.

          Wanna know more?

          We'd love to see if we can work together.

          Big or small. Fancy or Casual. @ home or @ work.

          Big or small. Fancy or Casual. @ home or @ work.

          Most of the catering we do is served family style, however we also do individual boxed lunches, which we call this pie-in-a-box.

          Here's some pictures of what we've done for a range of our catering clients.