Break Out Your Best Holiday Dessert Recipe for Faraday's New Contest
Faraday's Kitchen Store is looking for the best holiday desserts in Austin to compete in their annual recipe contest.
By Virginia B. Wood,
11:57AM, Fri. Oct. 31, 2008
Last year's Holiday Cookie Recipe Contest at Faraday's Kitchen Store (1501 RR 620 North, 266-5666) was such a success that organizers have decided to seek out the best Holiday Desserts in Austin for this year's competition. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Pies,Tarts & Tortes; Cakes and Cupcakes, Light & Healthy Favorites and; Other (for anything that doesn't fit in the first three). A Grand Prize winner will be chosen from the individual category winners and customers in attendance the day of the judging are encouraged to vote for a People's Choice winner. There will be prizes from sponsoring vendors, store gift certificates, and the grand prize is a 5qt Viking stand mixer. (I LOVE my Viking mixer!)
The judging will take place in the store at 11am on Saturday, November 15th. Entries must be dropped off between 8:30-10:30am that day. Desserts will be available for the public to taste from 11am-3pm and prizes will be awarded at 4pm. Judges for this year's event will be Chef Kelly Casey, pastry chef from Hudson's on the Bend;Chef Steve Mannion,Director and co-founder of the Culinary Academy of Austin and;Sharon O'Quinn, manager of Faraday's.
Potential contestants must submit a registration form and signed rule sheet by Friday, November 7th. For more information and entry forms, stop by the store or go to www.faradayskitchenstore.com. Good Luck!
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