First Ever Big D’s “Big News” Cupcake Wars for Charity
Gene and Julie, co-hosts of The New 103.7 Lite FM/KVIl will emcee the first ever Big D’s “Big News” Cupcake Wars this weekend!
Hosted by Sprinkles Cupcake’s Dallas bakery, the confectionary contest will determine which local personalities’ charity will take home a $5,000 grand prize.
She Is Dallas Info: The “Big News” Cupcake Wars will take place on Saturday, January 21 at NorthPark Center in NorthCourt on Level One. NorthPark Center is located at 8687 N. Central Expressway, Dallas, Texas 75225. The event is open to the public, so sugar-aficionados and spectators are welcome to cheer from the sidelines while DJ OB-JEN & JUICE provide sweet music. Nelson and competitors will meet and greet with the crowd starting at 3pm, and the Cupcake Wars will kick-off at 3:30 pm. For more information, please visit the NorthPark Center webpage or follow NorthPark Center on Facebook and NorthPark Center Twitter.
Gene and Julie will kick off the event with a preliminary Q&A round, and eachteam’s answers will be factored into final scores.
The following contenders will then have 30 minutes to frost, decorate and creatively display cupcakes in the spirit of their organization:
Roni Proter of The CW 33 for Hunger Busters
Clarice Tinsley of KDFW-TV for Girls Scouts of Northeast Texas
Amy Vanderoef of WFAA-TV for Hold the Door
Brittany Cobb of Daily Candyfor Make-A-Wish Foundation ®
Maxine Trowbridge of PinkMemo for Fashion Group International
Meredith Land of KXAS-TV for LIVESTRONG.
Founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes and judge of the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” Candace Nelson will join fellow judges Kimberly Schlegel Whitman, Editor-at-Large for “Southern Living Magazine”, Barneys New York Concierge Jackson, and Owner & Pastry Chef Toni Rivard will choose one winning team to receive a $5,000 donation to their charity. Sprinkles Cupcakes will also donate $1,000 to the remaining organizations.