2019 Dessert First

Dessert First

Now in its eighth year, Dessert First features tasty original desserts and a celebration of the extraordinary achievements and contributions of three Girl Scout supporters and two amazing Girl Scouts. The event begins with guests tasting original desserts made by local chefs. Each year, chefs take Girl Scouts’ famous cookies and transform them into mouthwatering desserts.


  • 6pm: Cocktails and dessert tasting in the Lindell Room
  • 7:15pm: Chef award presentation
  • 7:30pm: Attendee dinner and program in the Khorassan Ballroom

Participating Restaurants

  • 23 City Blocks Catering, Nick Miller, executive chef
  • Chase Park Plaza, Joshua House, executive pastry chef
  • Edibles & Essentials, Jessica Osborne, pastry chef
  • Greenbriar Hills Country Club, Lauren Wolff, executive pastry chef
  • Kakao Chocolate, Monica Tirre, confectioner
  • Kaldi's Coffee Roasting Co., April Mathews, assistant director of culinary operations
  • La Patisserie Chouquette, Patrick Devine, assistant pastry chef
  • Niche Food Group, Sarah Osborn, group executive pastry chef
  • Park Avenue Coffee, Marilyn Scull, head baker
  • Piccione Pastry, Mary Kohnen, pastry chef
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House, Dave Marren, executive chef
  • Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream, Cheryl Herbert, pastry chef
  • Three Sixty, Rick Kazmer, executive chef
  • Whisk, Kaylen Wissinger, owner
  • Winslow's Home, Brittany Phelps, lead baker

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