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Photos: Sweet Treats Dessert Festival 2018

Leanne Moore Leanne Moore Photos: Sweet Treats Dessert Festival 2018Photo by Lillian Dent.
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We may still be buzzing from all the sugar at last weekend’s Sweet Treats Dessert Festival. A huge thank you to the hundreds of dessert fans who came out and made the event fantastic. A big shout out to all our vendors who all brought the sweetness for all of us to enjoy!

Guests tasted treats from J-POPS, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Positively Sweet, The Cheesecake GirlPretzels With a Twist by Nay’s Creative Ways, Solo Merengues, Short North Piece of Cake, Sadie Baby Sweets, The Early Bird Food Truck, The Angry Baker Cakes And Pastries, Barroluco Argentine Comfort Food, 8 Sisters Bakery, Kilwins, Speakeasy Bakery, Mrs. Turbos CookiesTupelo Donuts, Simply Rolled Ice Cream, Black Velvet Desserts, Your Just Desserts Artisanal Cheesecakes, Fat Ts Cookies, Rime Time Curiously Crafted Pops, and Barroluco Argentine Comfort Food plus salty snacks from Whole Foods!

Guests were able to bring a little sweetness home from our curated shopping experiences with Inked and Screened, Igloo LetterpressSurprise! Modern Party and Wholly Craft.

The Sweet Treats Dessert Festival would not have been possible without our partners: PNC Bank, Game Night the Movie, Whole Foods, and Dutch Creek Winery.

An extra special thanks to the CU team that helped make this event happen! Susan Post, Sydney Lee, Jon Mitchell, Kylie Harwell-Sturgill, Anne & Walker Evans, and Patrick Moore. Thanks to our volunteers who helped us manage the event. we could not have done it without you! A big thanks go to Lillian Dent for capturing the night in photos and our Videographer, Jenna Rochelle! Thank you to the Cameron Mitchelle Premier Events helping us have our first successful event at The Exchange.

A portion of the proceeds from all ticket sales will be donated to the The Columbus Foundation’s Gifts of Kindness Fund, a community-focused fund that helps Central Ohio families with emergency needs. The Columbus Underground Best Bites events have helped to raise over $30,000 for local charities since 2014.

Thanks to everyone for their donations at the Coat Check which benefitted Hubbard Mastery School.

Are you interested in helping out at future events like these? Join the CU Ambassador Team and stay up to date on opportunities to be involved. More information can be found here!

All photos by Lillian Dent.



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