Thursday, May 26, 2011
Photos and video from Tuesday's event at Branches Catering
Photographer Roberto Muolo was on hand at Tuesday's Dessert Wars at Branches Catering in West Long Branch and took some shots of the beautiful and tasty desserts that were enjoyed by hundreds of guests.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Mr.Green Tea Ice Cream Company takes top prize.
It was a packed house last night for Dessert Wars at Branches Catering in West Long Branch. The event was hosted by 94.3 The Point with proceeds going to the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Mr. Green Tea Ice Cream Company's Ginger Ice Cream confection took the top prize in a field of 23 desserts. "The fresh ginger in the ice cream was the top one for me. It was in a martini glass with a nice balsamic wash on the inside of the glass, so when you scooped the ginger ice cream, you brought it up past the balsamic and they had little chocolate covered chop sticks. One of the chop sticks had like a chili sugar on it," explained judge Bob Sickles of Sickles Market in Little Silver. "It was creative. It was well presented. It looked …
Monday, May 23, 2011
Branches Catering in West Long Branch will host competition on May 24.
For the first time, local bakeries, restaurants and caterers will battle to see whose desserts really take the cake. Branches Catering, at 123 Monmouth Rd., West Long Branch, will host Dessert Wars on Tuesday, May 24 at 6 p.m. The event will feature 17 bakers from Monmouth and Ocean County competing against one another. There will be a people's choice and judge's award given out to two bakers. Tickets to the event are $5 each and those who participate wont feel as bad eating all those sweets knowing that a portion of the proceeds will benefit the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties. The following bakers will be competing in Dessert Wars this year: Radio station 94.3 The Point is hosting Dessert Wars this year as well. Check back on …