Tamarind Coconut Basket Cake, a creation of overall winner, Jessica Bess. (IWN photo)

The ECGC National Baking Competition took place on Friday at the Methodist Church Hall In Kingstown.

The overall winner of the competition was first-time participant, Jessica Bess, a Caterer from Green Hill. Her entries were Breadfruit and Salt-fish Bread and Tamarind Coconut Basket Cake.

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Second place went to Ronnie Browne a local Chef from Jacaranda Villa in Mustique and third place was captured by Janine John of Camo’s Local Cuisine.

In the student category, best student went to Tavern LaidLow from the Bequia Community High School.

ECGC also awarded best category prizes to four participants.

Best in Bread went to Jessica Bess, Breadfruit and Salt-fish bread,

Best in cake went to Sabrina Marks Dasent – Exotic Chocolate Glilter Cake

Best in Pastry Tivern Laidlow, Plum Cheese Cake

Best in Specialty flour, Janine John, Cass- Pumpkin Mulit Cookie.

The Baking Competition is slated to be an annual event in ECGC’s calendar as the company continues its commitment to the development of the culinary arts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.