cake contest winner

This urchin-inspired cake took home the crown in the first year of the Sitka Seafood Festival dessert contest. (Photo courtesy of SSF)

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Megan Pasternak is coordinating the dessert competition at this year’s Sitka Seafood Festival Banquet, which is Friday August 7, 2015. Cakes, pies, and cupcake entries are welcome and the contest is open to all ages.

Registration is due to Pasternak by 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 5 and desserts must be delivered to Allen Auditorium by 2 p.m. on Friday, August 7. They will be displayed at the banquet in the Odess Theater and must not require refrigeration. Desserts will be chosen for purchase by banquet dinners through an auction-style bid. For more information, call Pasternak at 738-2290 or e-mail her at