BY KATHY KNIGHT
The Chocolate Fantasy & Dessert Delights to benefit the March of Dimes, held Thursday night at the General Morgan Inn is now history.
"We are so pleased -- we made $5,500, up from last year," said Chairman Lisa Crum.
"I would like to extend many thanks to our sponsors, our local restaurants and individuals who supplied samples, and, of course, to those who purchased tickets, helping the March of Dimes -- a very worthy cause."
Annually, special awards are presented to the local restaurants and individuals.
The Chef's Choice winner is selected by the presenters themselves; the Overall Winner for Best Presentation and People's Choice is selected by the attendees.
This year's Chef's Choice was awarded to Rachel's Homemade Candies.
Winner for Best Presentation went to Ella's (Ella Price); second place went to Fatz Cafe; third place went to Brumley's Restaurant; and fourth place went to Rachel's Homemade Candies.
The People's Choice award was also won by Rachel's Homemade Candies.
Taking second place was Grann's Gourmet Apples; third place went to Fatz Cafe; and fourth place went to Polka Dots Cupcakes & Confections.
Other booth participants included: Angeez Catering & Cakes, Applebee's, Chocolate Cafe & Coffee Company, Food City Bakery, It's Little Country Catering at Rheatown, Megan's Corner, Peggy Ann Bakery & Deli, Phoenix Theatres, Southeast Culinary & Hospitality College of Bristol, Sweet CeCe's Frozen Yogurt & Treats, and Tannery West on Bernard Avenue.
Pictures and more information about the event will be presented in ACCENT on Wednesday, Nov. 7.