Schertz Culinary Carnaval
Date Published: Jul 29, 2010
Location: Schertz Civic Center, Schertz Texas
Schertz residents brought their appetites last night as the Chamber of Commerce put on it's culinary showcase, featuring 32 vendors and 70 different types of food, at the Schertz Civic Center.
Food enthusiasts got to sample the best local cuisine from Mexican to Italian and Cajun, as well as drinks, desserts and appetizers.
Door prizes were given away throughout the evening for the adults and the children. Patrons also enjoyed free face painting, balloons, and a free photo booth.
Entertainment was provided by Samba Vida, an award-winning dance and percussion group. They had a fantastic set with colorful costumes and lively dance moves. Ending their time with a conga line weaving though the civic center and including the mayor, Hal Baldwin, and many of the Chamber volunteers.
The grand finale was, of course, the announcement of the winners of the tasting. Celebrity judges included KSAT-12 TV anchorwoman Leslie Mouton, Mayor Hal Baldwin, local businessman Mark Roberts and Laura Mallum. They judged the best dishes for five separate categories; best entrée going to Werner's Steakhouse, best dessert going to Beyond Cakes, best drink going to Winery on the Gruene , best appetizer going to HEB and best overall going to Beyond Cakes. Attendees also rated their favorite dish, which went to Simply Charming Cakes.