By Kalah Amash – Collegiate Staff
Twelve local bakeries and restaurants will compete tonight for “Best Dessert of Grand Rapids,” in this year’s Dessert Wars at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.
Included in admission are 15 sample tickets to try desserts from local businesses specializing in sweets. Some of the competitors include Robinette’s, The Melting Pot, Great Harvest Bread Co., Sara’s Sweets Bakery and many more. Attendees will vote for their favorite dessert which will be revealed at the end of the night.
“It is a great date night or family night out,” said Angela Paasche, Live Events Manager at Townsquare Media, and organizer of Dessert Wars. “We are excited to see all the great desserts that each competitor comes up with. It is fun to see all the creativity from the competitors.”
The third annual Dessert Wars will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel located on 187 Monroe Ave. NW in the Ambassador Ballroom. Admission is $8 for adults and $2 dollars for kids under 9.