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Sweet Start Smackdown


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Thursday, April 26 (Restaurant Week Eve!), 5:30-8:30 p.m. Higher Ground Ballroom, 1214 Williston Road, S. Burlington, 802-652-0777. Tickets: $8 advance, $10 day of. Proceeds benefit Vermont Foodbank.

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Sweetstart-logoDessert comes first at this Restaurant Week-eve kick-off where 10 pastry chefs from every corner of the state compete and foodies feast. 

Combined scores from celebrity judges — Ben & Jerry's cofounder Jerry Greenfield, pastry chef/author Gesine Bullock-Prado and local drag queen legend Amber LeMay — and votes from you, decide the winner of Vermont Restaurant Week’s Signature Sweet.

Those vying for the top prize include:

Guagua-200While you taste and judge unlimited sweet treats and drinks at the bar, enjoy some latin jazz from Burlington's psychotropical band Guagua.