Compete for the title of "Best Baker in Chicago." Also, raise funds for cancer-stricken pets.
IRVING PARK — A bake-off fundraiser will be held next month to benefit a group that promotes cancer treatment for animals.
The Great Roo Bake Off will be held from 12 to 3 p.m. on April 10 at Trigger Chicago, 2810 W. Addison St., by the Live Like Roo Foundation. According to a press release, the competition will award the best cookie, pie, cake, and dog treat to the bakers. With an open bar and live music from The Simple Remedy, the bake-off will be dog-friendly.
According to the news release, proceeds from the event will support Live Like Roo's aim of offering medical grants and cancer care packages to people seeking care for their pets.
Attendees will get the opportunity to sample the entries and vote for their favorites, with the ratings being merged with judge votes to determine the ultimate winner.
Anna Posey of Elske Restaurant, Ray Anthony of Paper Thin Pizza, Pat McBride of the Secret Donut Society, and Billy Zureikat, who raises money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association by partnering with local eateries, are the judges.
The event costs $25 to compete in and $30 to attend. They are available for purchase on the internet. Volunteers are given free admission. While masks are not required for admittance, immunization cards are.
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