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Cupcake Smackdown1.0 details

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Oops, this is all in red for some reason. Oh well. Here’s some deets for Cupcake Smackdown1.0. Full post with info here.

Human category: Eating contest entries will be limited to the first 25. You must bring your form & fee to the April (The Hungry Engineer) by 5:45 pm Aug 1st.

Dog category: eating contest entries limited to the first 15. You must bring your form and fee to the April (The Hungry Engineer) by 5:45pm August 1st.

Eating contests will be for SPEED.

No more entries for the amateur classes. Sorry, gotta wait until next year.

Human and dog friendly dogs (and humans for that matter) at the event only please.

Cameras and video camera encouraged.

There will be food vendors at the event.

There may be gluten free cupcakes available. Still pending.

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Judge’s Panel for Cupcake Smackdown 1.0

Here’s the list of judges for Cupcake Smackdown1.0. I will be tasting, but not judging.

Jennie Chen – & – Will shake my cupcakes for frosting.

Nataya Anderson – -The REAL Everyday Foodie

Michelle Cheng – – Attorney and Cupcake at Law

Jessica Maher – Spoon & Co. – Eats cupcakes in a single bite

Peter Tsai – – the Foodingblog photographer \ writer with a taste for fun

Lisa Lawless – -Red head with a palate for red velvets

Todd Duclephan – Executive Chef at Trio/Four Seasons – I could judge cupcakes in my sleep.

Chris Palomares – Chow Chow Connoisseur – Opa to cupcakes!

Paloma Efron– Paloma Custom Cakes – Cake decorating goddess. And damn fine baker, too.

Ryan Snedgar – “Ryan, Chief Arbiter of Cupcakes”

Phillip Speer – Pastry Chef at Uchi -Want some Uni on your cupcake?

Jodi Bart – Tasty Touring and KGSR – Has anyone invented a cupcake top?

Devrah Otten – winner of the tasting competition portion of That Takes The Cake(2008 and 2009) – Cupcake Mistress of the Delicious.

Kristin – Do512 – It’s not the size of the Cup it’s the shake of the Cake

Jenna Noel – Associate Publisher of Edible Austin – I drink frosting for breakfast.

Chris Speyer – Chief taster of the Speyer Ranch – Will judge for booze

Kristen Speyer – Betty Crocker in disguise – Are you looking at my cupcakes?

Marshall Wright – – food writer/photographer

Darrell Joseph – BellaVerdiFarms – I grow cupcake farms.

Cecilia Nasti – KUT Growing Concerns – She eats from the garden and savors life (and would grow cupcakes if she could find some seeds).

Penny De Los Santos – Senior contributing photographer 4 Saveur Magazine. Travel & Food Photographer

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