Dessert Before Dinner
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Palace Ballroom, Caesars Palace
Dessert Competition and Cocktail Reception: 6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Silent Auction: 6 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Gala Dinner Program: 7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Jan Jones Blackhurst
Executive Vice President of Government and Communications, Caesars Entertainment
A highlight of the event is the dessert competition, where noted local chefs create new and unique sweet treats from this year's chosen Girl Scout cookie. Event attendees vote for and select the winning dessert.
2014 Honorees: Heather Allen M.D., Thalia Dondero, Alexandra Epstein, Phyllis A. James, Joyce Sherman Nelson, Sandy Colon Peltyn, and Camille Ruvo.
A highlight of this annual celebration is the dessert competition, in which noted local chefs create sweet treats from Girl Scout cookies - this year's featured cookie is the Girl Scout Shortbread. Our guests are the judges!
The 2014 Dessert Before Dinner participating chefs and the properties they represent are:
Jeanette Droegmoeller, Bellagio
Allessandra Madeira, Brattalian
Marisela Espinosa, Caesars Palace
Vivian Chang, Downtown Grand
Marie Yonge, Giada
Tamira White, Hard Rock
Kimberly Vitou, MGM Grand
Cynthia Werth, Stratosphere
Brittany Givero, Three Square
A special thank you to the 2014 Dessert Before Dinner sponsors:
Cashman Photo Enterprises
Destinations by Design
Southern Wine and Spirits
American Casino & Entertainment Properties, LLC
Thanks to these generous sponsors, 100% of gala proceeds will support programs that educate and empower girls in our community.
Last Modified: 7/31/2014 4:57 PM