LIFE IS SHORT, EAT DESSERT FIRST!


Community Foundation to Host Annual Dessert Competition on March 30th

(EXTON, PA – January 21, 2020) – Imagine sampling the region’s most delectable dessert creations, while meeting and greeting community members, philanthropists and friends. That’s how Sweet Charity guests will welcome the spring season on March 30th at Whitford Country Club.

Sweet Charity is a serious dessert competition between the top restaurants, bakeries and caterers in Chester County. This year’s participants include Cakes & Candies by Maryellen, Chef Scrappy’s Midnight Bakery, Fork & Bottle inside the Desmond Hotel, General Warren, Gia Bella Catering, John Serock Catering, The Master’s Baker, Mizuna Catering, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Robert Ryan Catering & Design and Whitford Country Club.

A panel of professional judges vote for Best Dessert and Most Creative. Guests get the chance to vote for Most Popular dessert of the night. Winners from the 2019 event include The General Warren’s Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Layer Cake for Best Dessert, Mizuna Catering’s Fried Banana Spring Rolls for Most Creative and John Serock Catering’s Arancini Dolci for Most Popular.

“Sweet Charity isn’t just an event for dessert lovers; it is a fun evening filled with opportunities to mingle with great company, taste delicious food and explore a beautiful venue,” notes Karen Simmons, President and CEO of the Chester County Community Foundation. “We want to thank all of the amazing participants, patrons, sponsors, judges and volunteers who will ensure our 2020 event is a huge success.”

Sweet Charity benefits the Chester County Community Foundation. The Community Foundation helps families and businesses become involved in charitable giving for the long run by encouraging legacy gifts and increasing awareness of the needs facing Chester County. The Community Foundation holds over 400 funds in trust and annually awards $3.5 million in grants and scholarships.

All are invited to attend. For more information about Sweet Charity or the Community Foundation’s philanthropic programs, call (610) 696-8211, or visit www.chescocf.org. Reserve your Sweet Charity tickets here.

Photo caption (top, left to right): Jacquelyn Smith, Jake Hattersley, Connor Hattersley and Scott Hattersley.

Photo caption (bottom, left to right): Bryce Cleveland, Karen Simmons, Tony Morris, Esq. and Enrique Mentado.

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About the Chester County Community Foundation

Headquartered in West Chester’s Lincoln Biography Building, the Chester County Community Foundation connects people who care with causes that matter so their legacy philanthropy makes a difference now and forever.  The Community Foundation holds nearly $70 million in trust and annually awards $3.5 million in grants and scholarships. www.chescocf.org.