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Sweetest Chefs of the South Event on September 9, 2019

Join Eat Y’all for the South’s sweetest event of the year on Monday, September 9, 2019 at The Lake House on the shores of the beautiful Barnett Reservoir in Ridgeland. The 5th Annual Sweetest Chefs of the South event spotlights the A-list pastry chefs in the South with amazing dessert tasting along with savory food bars of regional cuisine prepared by Ridgeland’s top restaurants. Guests will enjoy cocktails and tastings compliments of Buffalo Trace Distillery, wines by Magnolia Barrel House, fundraising games and more! Mercedes of Jackson will be back again with their One Sweet Welcome Tent. The event will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. with VIP Entrance at 6:30 p.m.

This year’s featured chefs are:

Jessica Bedor from Sinema in Nashville, TN
Ruby Bloch from Salt and Light Pastry Co. in New Orleans, LA (Ruby competed on Food Network’s Spring Baking Championship)
Ashley Bottoms from Clumpie’s in Chattanooga, TN
Megan Brent from Hominy and Grace in Atlanta, GA
Stephanie Charms from The Indigo Road Restaurant Group in Raleigh, NC
Brittany Garrigus Chetham from Satterfield’s in Birmingham, AL
Mark Christie from Highland’s Bar & Grill in Birmingham, AL
Patty Clark from Warehouse Bakery in Fairhope, AL
Justine Gudmundson-McCain from Blue Jay’s Bakery in Pensacola, FL
Lennon Harrison from Voyager’s in Orange Beach, AL
Chris Walker from Table 100 in Flowood, MS
Cara Williams from Odette in Florence, AL

This year’s Demo Stage features three amazing chefs: Dwayne Ingraham from 5th & Taylor in Nashville (Ingraham is the winner of Food Network’s 2017 Best Baker in America), Mitchell Moore from Campbell’s Craft Donuts/Campbell’s Bakery in Jackson, MS (2017 Sweeetest Chefs of the South’s People Choice Winner), and Mary Jennifer Russell from Sugaree’s Bakery in New Albany, MS

To purchase tickets, visit General Admission tickets are $39 per person and VIP tickets are $100 per person. Proceeds from the event benefit Extra Table organization which helps feed the hungry in our local area.