Fire Up Your Sweet Tooth for the 11th Annual Dessert First Event


Dessert photos from Project Open Hand’s Facebook.

Replaced your toothbrush lately? You’ll wanna do that (hey, you should anyway, says the ADA) to prep your sweet tooth for the cupcakes, donuts, ice cream, and other sweet morsels you’ll be enjoying at the ~11TH ANNUAL DESSERT FIRST~ fundraiser event benefitting Project Open Hand on Sunday August 14th at the InterContinental San Francisco.

These talented Bay Area pastry chefs will be serving amazing desserts all evening: Patti Dellamonica-Bauler, One Market; Devin Alper, American Cupcake; Elizabeth Falkner, Citizen Cake and Orson; Sara Spearin, Dynamo Donut and Coffee; Terri Wu, Farallon; Francis Ang, Fifth Floor; Robert Hac, FIVE Restaurant and Bar; Jessica Miller, Grand Café; Jake Godby, Humphry Slocombe; Daniel Corey, InterContinental San Francisco; Pascal Rigo, La Boulange; Janine Fong, Meritage at the Claremont; Ethan Howard, Murray Circle; Suzanne LaFleur, Perbacco; Michelle Polzine, Range; and Tim Nugent, Scala’s Bistro. And so that it’s not all sweet, hors d’oeuvres, wine, port, and signature cocktails will also be served.

The event runs from 5pm-8pm, and will include silent and live auctions, plus a VIP reception from 4pm-5pm. Tickets are $75 online. VIP Tickets are $125 (or $100 online before August 5th). 100% of proceeds go to Project Open Hand, which provides “meals with love” to people living with serious illnesses and to seniors in San Francisco and Alameda County. Very sweet, indeed. 888 Howard St. at 5th St., San Francisco.

Oh, and did you get a chance to see this sassy teaser video for the event? Funny sh*t.

Event Info

Sunday Aug 14, 2011
5pm–8pm, VIP 4pm–5pm
$75; VIP $100 before August 5th, $125 after
InterContinental San Francisco
888 Howard St. at 5th St., San Francisco