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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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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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CALLING ALL CONTESTANTS!!

June 10th, 2014 by Add a Comment

Croissants Bistro & Bakery is, once again, excited to bring the community together for some friendly competition! We invite everyone in the community to participate in our 4th of July event, which will feature live music, face painting, balloon animals, and kid’s cupcake decorating!

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Last year, the event was named the “2nd Largest Fourth of July Eating Contest” by Food Network Magazine!

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Croissants’ cupcake eating competition is much like the annual Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog eating contest, and the grand prize package includes tickets to Myrtle Beach area attractions and restaurants, valued at more than $500. The event will be held at Croissants Bistro & Bakery July 4 from 2-5 p.m. Contestants have four minutes to eat as many cupcakes as they can beginning at 4 p.m.

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