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Bake-off

Bake off Benefit

You are the main ingredient in our recipe to giving low-income, and at-risk girls, in our communities the opportunity to be Girl Scouts. Local area chefs will put their culinary talents to the test—as they use Girl Scout Cookies to create never-before-seen (or eaten) desserts—for you to sample. Your small bites will make a big impact.

By sponsoring, and attending, you will ensure our Outreach Program helps all our girls become Girl Scouts. The Outreach Program provides a safe place, and various resources, to girls in underserved communities. Together, we can bring the benefits of Girl Scouting to all girls.

When you attend a Girl Scout Cookie Bake-off Benefit, YOU are joining Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan in helping girls build courage, confidence, and character!

To purchase tickets, click on the location of your choice below!

KALAMAZOO BAKE-OFF

Join us February 21, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel, 100 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI, for an evening of decadent desserts created with Girl Scout Cookies by local chefs! This event supports Girl Scout outreach to low-income and at-risk girls in your community.

Tickets are $55 per person and $400 for a table of eight. 

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For sponsorship opportunities, please contact your regional Fund Development Specialist at (269) 343-1516.

Our 2018 Winners!
1st Place: Bravo!
2nd Place: Friendship Village
3rd Place: Waterstreet
Most Creative: Principle Food & Drink
People’s Choice: Bravo!

Participating Chefs and Restaurants: 
Webster’s Prime
Eccentric Café
Friendship Village
FireKeepers Casino
Comensoli's Italian Bistro
Millennium Restaurant Group
Water Street Coffee Joint 
Zarzuela's
Crow's Nest

Judges: 
Jose Santamaria – Owner, The Beacon Club
Colleen Munson – WMU Head Women's Vollleyball Coach    
Sophia Quinn – BCBS Sales Manager, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI
Perry Wolf – Chemical Bank
Natalie Scott – DENSO Women's Network Chairwoman

Auctioneer: 
Tim Bos

Emcee: 
Bobby Guy, K102.5

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
Allegra
Arbor Financial Credit Union
Attorney's Title Agency, LLC
Bell's Brewery
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MI
Chemical Bank
Derek Lietzau Farm Bureau Insurance Agency
Driesenga & Associates, Inc
Honor Credit Union
Masonry Heater Design
Morgan Stanley
SoftBall Fans
Tim Bos
Townsquare Media/K102.5 & WRKR
Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP

YPSILANTI/ANN ARBOR BAKE-OFF

Join us March 21, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Kensingtion Hotel, 3500 S. State St., Ann Arbor, MI, for an evening of decadent desserts created with Girl Scout Cookies by local chefs! This event supports Girl Scout outreach to low-income and at-risk girls in your community.

Tickets are $45 per person and $325 for a table of eight.

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For sponsorship opportunities, please contact your regional Fund Development Specialist at (734) 714-5140.

Our 2017 Winners!
1st Place: Adam Galloway, Vinology
2nd Place: Lisa Fulkerson, Gandy Dancer
3rd Place: Dana Romaker, Mindo's Chocolate Makers
Most Creative: Robert Rosencrantz, Rel·ish
People’s Choice: Robert Rosencrantz, Rel·ish

Participating Chefs and Restaurants:
Fresh Thyme
Go! Ice Cream
Rel*ish
EAT Ann Arbor
Welbridge of Pinckney
Carmela's Culinary Creations
Vinology
Prickly Pear

Judges:
Kristal Harris, University Bank
Mark Hiser, Phoenix Contractors
Deena Kalbfleisch, Adams Outdoor
Susan Monroe, Three Chairs Co.
Jeanette Conklin Sharp, Domino's Pizza, Inc.

Emcee:

Auctioneer:
Tim Bos

LANSING BAKE-OFF

Join us April 25, 2019 at 6 p.m. at the Eagle Eye Banquet Center, 15500 Chandler Rd., Bath, MI, for an evening of decadent desserts created with Girl Scout Cookies by local chefs! This event supports Girl Scout outreach to low-income and at-risk girls in your community.

Tickets are $45 per person and $325 for a table of eight.

BUY TICKETS NOW

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact your regional Fund Development Specialist at (517) 699-9400.

Our 2018 Winners!
1st Place: Sweet Encounter Bakery - Toffee-tastic Chocolate Caramel Cake
2nd Place: Old Nation Brewing Company - Samoan Coconut Fried Shrimp 
3rd Place: Menchie's Frozen Yogurt - Fromosa, Fromint and PB S'mores
Most Creative: Center of the Plate Catering  - Peanut Butter Mousse S'mores Cake
People’s Choice (WE HAVE A TIE!)
Sugar Shack - Beanut Putter
Bake N' Cakes - Chocolate Mint Magic

Participating Chefs and Restaurants:
Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, Larissa Martins
Medilodge of Okemos, Todd Densborn & Zhaawosh Bardy
Lansing Brewing Company, Mo Hudson & Mike Allor
Old Nation Brewing Company, Camilla Fritts, Scott Turner & Dain Rykman
Bake N Cakes, Haleigh Mason & Mara Burley
Sugar Shack, Darek Makhoul
Center of the Plate Catering, Rachelle White
Sweet Encounter Bakery, Nikki Thompson Frazier

Judges:
Josh Arendsen, Lansing Lugnuts
Dr. Breanna Lynn O'Keefe
Bill McLeod, CASE Credit Union
Joe Rodriguez, Feldman Chevrolet 
Kelly Preston, Capital Steel and Wire
Vanessa Schafer, Old Town Commercial Association 

Emcee:  
McConnell "Large" Adams, Brand Manager, Townsquare Media Lansing and Mornings on 97.5 Now FM

Auctioneer:
Tim Bos

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
Capital Steel & Wire
Case Credit Union 
Culligan Water Conditioning of Lansing
Dean Transportation
Emergent Bio Solutions
Express Employment Professionals
Feldman Chevrolet of Lansing
Foster Swift Collins & Smith
Jackson National Life
Jason VanSickle
Lafontaine Automotive Group
Lansing Community College
Lansing Urgent Care
Marco's Pizza
Meijer Grand Ledge
Modern Woodmen
MSUFCU
MSU Office for Inclusion
Otten Trophy
Paramount Coffee Company
Potter Park Zoo
Portland Federal Credit Union
Robert W. Jansen D.D.S. & Associates, P.C.
Townsquare Media
Uno Deuce Multimedia
Wells Fargo, Staff - East Lansing

SAGINAW BAKE-OFF

Thank you to all who joined us on  October 11, 2018 at The Great Hall Banquet & Convention Center for an evening of decadent desserts created with Girl Scout Cookies by local chefs! This event supports Girl Scout outreach to low-income and at-risk girls in your community. We hope to see you next year!

Tickets are $45 per person and $325 for a table of eight.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact your regional Fund Development Specialist at (989) 799-9565.

Our 2018 Winners!

Most Creative: 
        Gourmet Cupcake Shoppe, Chefs Sue Machelski & Carrie Fisher
        Thin Mint Cheesecake Mousse

Judges Choice:
1st  Place:    Bavarian Inn of Frankenmuth, Chef Abby Stark
                     Coconut Crème Brulee
2nd  Place:   Great Hall Banquet & Convention Center, Chef Tyler Frelitz
                     Do-si-dos Peanut Chicken Satay with Peanut Cream Sauce
3rd  Place:    VanillaBean BakeShop, Chef Bridget Wall
                      Girl Scout Cookie Cheesecake

People’s Choice:
        For the Love of Cheesecake, Chef Wayne Douglass
        “For the Love of Do-si-dos” Cheesecake