Cookie Bake-off Competition and Cookbook Presentation to Benefit the Community Food Cupboard

Author Gail Sokol to Present "Baking With Success"
Event date: 
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Event address: 
4869 Main St
Manchester Center, VT 05255

We are so excited to present our first ever bake-off competition! Enter the contest and bring in your favorite cookie or bar cookie on Saturday, November 11th for a chance to win great prizes! 

The following is the schedule for the day of the event:

12:30 – Contestants arrive for set up

1:00 – 3:00 – Customers will purchase tasting tickets to sample goods, vote for their favorites, and be entered into a contest to win a free copy of Baking With Success!

2:00 – 3:00 - Official judges will be introduced and will taste, discuss and determine their winners.

3:00 – 3:50 – Presentation and book signing by cookbook author Gail Sokol for her new book Baking With Success.

4:00 pm – Winners of the bake-off will be revealed and prizes distributed!!!
100% of the ticket proceeds plus 20% of cookbook sales for this event will be donated to the Community Food Cupboard.

Judges for the bake-off will be:

Jacki Baker, owner of Mother Myrick's Confectionery

Gail Sokol; Cookbook author of Baking With Success

Dina Bronson; baker and co-owner of Bistro Henry

Prizes for Bake-off winners are as follows:

People's Choice Award - $50.00 gift card to Mother Myrick's Confectionery

Second Place (chosen by judges) - $75.00 gift card to Northshire Bookstore

Grand Prize (chosen by judges) - Free baking class at King Arthur Flour Baking School in Norwich Vermont valued at $100 PLUS a free copy of both Baking With Success by Gail Sokol, and Breaking Bread by Martin Phillips, the head baker at King Arthur Flour. 

Please note; since the People’s Choice Award is a separate vote from the judges, it is possible for one baker to take home 2 prizes. 

To enter the contest simply purchase your ticket here. You must also include the name of the cookie/bar cookie that you intend to make. This can be typed in the customer comments field. 

To purchase a tasting ticket click here. 

Tickets are also availabe in our Vermont store.

This contest is for home bakers only. It is not open to professionally trained bakers. The Northshire Bookstore Cookie Bake Off is a recreational event, all proceeds of which are being donated to the Community Food Cupboard.  Although prizes may be awarded to individual entrants, there is no guarantee of any entry being awarded a prize.  Entrants agree to provide enough of their baked good to provide samples to at least 80 people.  Grand prize winner, as determined by a panel of professional bakers, will be named “Northshire's Best Baker” with newspaper promotion to follow.  All entrants agree to have their name published in publicity releases subsequent to this event.  Other prizes may be awarded

Baking with Success Cover Image
$40.99
ISBN: 9781489711779
Availability: In Stock, Click Title for Location
Published: Liferich - May 12th, 2017

Event Category: 
Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
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