Sweet Start Smackdown
Vermont Restaurant Week Presents

Sweet Start Smackdown

Higher Ground Ballroom
All Ages
Sweet Start Smackdown at Higher Ground

We regrettably announce that this performance has been postponed. We’re currently working to solidify a prospective makeup date—please stay tuned for future updates. Apologies for any inconvenience.

$20 advance | $25 day of show (benefits Vermont Foodbank) 

Dessert comes first at this Restaurant Week-eve kickoff battle in which local pastry chefs from every corner of the state compete and foodies feast.

Scores from celebrity judges and votes from you decide the winner of Vermont Restaurant Week’s Signature Sweet.


Bohemian Bakery, Montpelier

City Market, Onion River Co-op, Burlington  

Community Kitchen Academy, Burlington 

Easy as Cake, Colchester  

The Essex, Culinary Resort & Spa, Essex

Evelyne's On Center, St. Albans

NU Chocolat, Burlington  

Philo Ridge Farm, Charlotte

Krin's Bakery, Huntington  

West Meadow Farm Bakery, Essex Junction

Venue Information:
Higher Ground Ballroom
1214 Williston Road
South Burlington, VT, 05403