Extreme Bake Off Competition 20 1 3 ! ! !

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By anguillian September 13, 2013 08:24

Extreme Bake Off Competition 20 1 3 !  !  !

 

1st place cake

1st place cake

2nd place cake

2nd place cake

3rd place cake

3rd place cake

Saturday September 7thmarked Anguilla’s 4th Extreme Bake Off Competition hosted by the Jesus Christ V.I.P’s of Anguilla.The aim for the recall of such an event is – To promote and expose natural gifting of talent. This is also done with the hope that this event will draw large volumes of persons to our island, thus boosting our economy; and finally our hope is that this event will grow into an international affair.
Mrs Ronya Foy Connor welcomed all guess present then the National Song was sung while those present stood in respect. Pastor Dexter Welcome gave the official opening prayer that evening. Ronya then introduced the main moderators in the persons of Kasseem Forde and Lisa Hodge – President of the hosting group.Excitement hit the room like a bolt of lightning and the crowd rowed as the show was about to begin.
Six teams registered for this year’s event. One team was unable to compete, however, due to unforeseen circumstances. They were the group Elmag (Elridge Richardson and Margret Richardson) their absence was greatly felt. Included in the five teams were seventeen (17) participants three groups of four (4) one group of three (3) and one group of two (2).
The teams who participated were:
1. Necia’s Cakes & Bakes – Gleason Brook and Denecia Brooks
2. Sugarlicious Creations – Mary Smith, Carlton Smith, Gwendolyn Smith
3. The Jesus Christ VIP’s – Avenelle Smith, Dawn Reid, Anik Clarke, Rakeem Jones Smith
4. Lowell & Stacy – Lowell Hodge, Stacy Hodge, Delvin Hodge, Glenneva Hodge
5. Blend of Inspiration Judy Lake Connor, Shirmel Gumbs, Mariann Abbott and Fabian Abbott
The emerging Winning Team this year was “Necia’s Cakes & Bakes”.
The introduction of the sitting Judges was announced as they stood in recognition; these included:
Dean Samuel Executive Su Chef – Cap Juluca Hotel
Jean Clifford Viceroy Pastry Chef
Lori-Rae Allelyn Franklin Accountant, Administrator – Anguilla Statistics Department
Pascal Baronnier Executive Pastry Chef – Cuisinart Resort & Spa
Prizes offered: –
1st Prize:
? One night at Anguilla Great House – 1 night complimentary stay in a 1 bedroom suite for two (2)
? A tour with Freedom Rentals
? 2 Aprons for each participant
? 2 Massages
? 3 Large Ciders
? 1 Trophy
2nd Prize:
? One night at Patsy’s SeaSide Villas – 1 night complimentary stay in a 2 bedroom accommodation
? 1 Voucher for round trip to St Maarten for three (3) with Funtime Charters
? A time at sea with Perry’s Sea & Fun Activities
? Personal size cider for each participant 3rd Prize:
? Four (4) vouchers for lunch at English Rose Restaurant
? One personal size cider for each participant
? 1 voucher for a round trip to St Maarten for Four (4) with GB Express

TOKENS – were distributed for the question and answer quiz done by Kasseem and Lisa
Two raffles were done and the prizes won were 1 massage, 1 lunch for 2 at Geraud’s patisserie, and 2, US$30.00 gas vouchers.
A mini modeling show was also included in this extraordinary evening. The models included Anthia and little daughter Azharia Davis, Ronya Foy Connor and Glender Mac. These ladies lit up the entire night modeling the national wear for Dominica, St Martin and Anguilla.
Heartfelt thanks and gratitude to God Almighty for staying the rain and for allowing the event to be a great success. Christian Fellowship Church, Bro Michael Mussington and wife Lillet Mussington who supported us in every fashion. From sound council to the making and editing of the TV adds which aired on atv3 our local television station here on the island. Thanks also is given to the owner of local TV station, Wycliff Richardson for his strong support. Bridal Affairs and Beyond Enterprises, CFC Intercessory Prayer Group.Wilbert Fleming of Anguilla Great House who supported the event from inception. It has been noted indelibly upon our minds and we would never forget to be appreciative. Special thanks go out to our Judges and talliers.

An Extreme and powerful THANK YOU goes out to all the teams that participated. It would not have been an event without them. Their large investments, sacrifice, time, effort and presence would not go un noticed. We wish them the best and encourage them in their future endeavors.
To our sponsors the same relates to them namely: –

Christian Fellowship Church
Flavours/La Vue Bed & Breakfast
Freedom Rentals
Patsy’s SeaSide Villas
M.V. Loving Star
Perry’s Sea Activities Fun
Anointed Hands On Call Massage Service
Funtime Charters
Geraud’s Patisserie
Anguilla Gases Ltd/ Blues & Blues
West End Gas Station
Couture Concepts (Ernie Hodge)
GB Express
Caine’s& Sons Bakery
Elridge Richardson
Necia’s Cakes & Bakes
Michael Mussington
DIGICEL (Joanna)
English Rose Restaurant
La Severine Total Fitness & Massage Services

– Contributed

(Published without editing by The Anguillian newspaper.)

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