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Dessert First Gala


Saturday, October 20, 6pm
Embassy Suites by Hilton, Cleveland-Rockside
5800 Rockside Woods Blvd N, Independence

Tickets, Auction Information and more!  Click here!

The sweetest event in northeast Ohio, the Dessert First Gala, benefitting the 35,000 girl and adult members of Girl Scouts of North East Ohio, is being held Saturday, October 20th at 6:00pm at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Cleveland-Rockside in Independence. Celebrating the 20th Dessert First, the gala is chaired by Judith E. Matsko, GSNEO Board Member, and will challenge regional chefs to create desserts featuring famous Girls Scout Cookies. Desserts will be judged by a panel of celebrity judges as well as guests. 

The night’s festivities will include…

  • Dessert Tasting – enjoy Girl Scout cookie inspired desserts prepared by over a dozen amazing chefs representing restaurants from all over northeast Ohio!
  • Two drink tickets per person
  • Elegant dinner with table wine service
  • Silent Auction
  • Live Auction
  • Girl Scout’s inspiring and popular Fund-a-Need Campaign - Donations will support Girl Scout experiences for girls.

Tickets for the event are $150 each ($75 tax deductible), valet parking included.

Event information and Sponsorship opportunities click HERE

Thank you to our 2018 Dessert First sponsors!

Thin Mint Sponsors - JOANN Fabrics, Key Private Bank, Little Brownie Baker

Samoa Sponsors - Second Story Productions, The J.M. Smucker Company

Tagalong Sponsors - Medical Mutual, The Lubrizol Corporation, The Sherwin-Williams Company, Metis Construction Services, LLC

Do-si-dos Sponsors - Roetzel & Andress LPA, Sandy & Doug Rapp, Cuyahoga Community College, Huntington Bank, Mutual of America, Thompson Hine

Production Sponsors - PPI Graphics, Wiley Photography