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We Love Wine!

August 13th, 2014 by Add a Comment

I am proud to announce that we have (once again) received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence!!!

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The Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Award is presented to restaurants with wine lists offering unique selections that are appropriate to the cuisine.  In order to earn a Wine Spectator Award, the wine list must consist of a well-chosen selection of quality producers, as well as a thematic match to the menu.

Our Wine List features over one hundred wines from all over the world with wines available by the glass.  Throughout the year, we host a wide variety of wine dinners with food pairings, as well as art and wine tasting events.

Join us for dinner and choose from our award winning wine list… see for yourself why we received this prestigious award…. AGAIN!

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Heidi Vukov

Heidi Bon Appetite Y'all

2014 Cupcake Eating Contest Champion

July 11th, 2014 by Add a Comment

On Friday, July 4th an estimated one-thousand attendees and forty-one contestants joined us for our 3rd Annual Cupcake Eating Contest & Festival!

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Contestants were given five minutes to eat as many cupcakes as possible. Two contestants, Chris Chagnon and Robbie Bryant, tied for 2nd place each consuming 23 cupcakes.

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First place was awarded to William Flynn who devoured 24 cupcakes and was named Myrtle Beach’s “2014 Cupcake Champion”. The first place prize package included a trophy, medal and tickets to Myrtle Beach area attractions, restaurants and retail stores as well as an Ocean Front Vacation Package, all valued close to $1500. Over 1,500 cupcakes were prepared and over 1,000 consumed. After the competition, the spectators were given the remaining cupcakes to enjoy.

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 The event featured a wide variety of entertainment options, including:  Pony rides, a petting zoo, music, face painting, magician, and kid’s cupcake decorating.  Hot dogs and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream were available for purchase. New South Brewery sponsored the event and proceeds from beer sales were given to the Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach at HGTC.

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Mascots from area attractions entertained the crowd, including: “Myrtle the Turtle” from Myrtle Waves, “Mr. Banks” from BNC Bank, “The Blues Brothers” from Legends in Concert, “Magic the Tiger” from The Palace Theatre and “Synbad” the Seahawk from Myrtle Beach High School. Croissants’ new mascot, “Frenchie” (a life-sized french macaron) made his debut appearance at the event.

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Last, but not least…..

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Heidi Vukov

Heidi Bon Appetite Y'all

2nd Annual Cupcake Eating Contest

June 20th, 2014 by Add a Comment

Last year’s 2nd Annual Cupcake Eating Contest hosted  44 contestants!

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Contestants were given 5 minutes to consume whole cupcakes, and the person who ate the most cupcakes was declared the winner.

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The 3rd place winner, Matt Rublowitz of Myrtle Beach, SC, ate 29 cupcakes.  David Lawrence Hester, Jr from Summerville, SC and Scott Legg of Conway, SC tied for first place, each consuming 34 cupcakes.

After a brief break, the two contestants that tied for first place competed in a 2 minute sudden death competition, and Hester was the final winner.  Hester ate an additional 17 cupcakes in the sudden death competition and the second place winner, Legg, ate an additional 15 cupcakes.

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Hester ate a total of 49 cupcakes to be named the winner of the 2013 Croissants Bistro and Bakery event.  He traveled to Myrtle Beach to compete in the contest.

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Over 1,400 cupcakes were prepared and over 1000 cupcakes were consumed.

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 The event also included a bounce house, face painting, and cupcake decorating.  Many mascots entertained the crowd from local attractions like Myrtle Waves, the Palace Theater and Ripley’s Aquarium.

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Heidi Vukov

Heidi Bon Appetite Y'all

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