Karyn Hentz, a local resident of Arlington, VA was recently named one of 60 semifinalists in the freshly redesigned 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest. Ms. Hentz needs Arlington’s votes to send her to the finals to compete for $1 million in dough.
Ms. Hentz was selected as a semi-finalist in the Quick Rise and Shine Breakfast category for her recipe: Espresso Hazelnut Beignets.
Voting is open on BakeOff.com though September 26 at Noon CT. For the first time in the 64-year history of the Bake-Off Contest, America will determine which of the semifinalist recipes will vie for the grand prize. Those 100 finalists will compete at the Bake-Off Contest finals, November 10-12, 2013, at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.
Karyn Hentz needs your help to make it to the next round to compete for a chance to win the $1 million grand prize. The Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is one of the most iconic competitions in the United States. It originated in 1949, with the first competition at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. New this year, to encourage simpler, original recipes, submissions including Ms. Hentz’s were limited to seven or fewer ingredients and must take 30 minutes or less to prepare, not including baking or cooling time. For more information, go to www.BakeOff.com.