The Kiwanis Club of Lewiston will host a Peach Recipe Contest Taste-Off during the upcoming Niagara County Peach Festival, Sept. 9 to 11 at Academy Park in the Village of Lewiston.
Currently, Kiwanis is requesting original peach recipes for desserts for the taste-off, to be held on Friday evening, Sept. 9. Recipes can be sent to: Peach Festival Taste-Off, 310 Niagara St., Niagara Falls, NY 14303. All recipes must be submitted by Friday, Aug. 26.
Judging the taste-off this year will be Lynn Catalano, executive director of Mount St. Mary's Foundation; Mark Mistriner, pastry professor at Niagara County Community College; Vicki DeVantier, homemaker; James Klyczek, president of Niagara County Community College; and Tom George, owner of Villa Coffee Shop. Ten finalists will be chosen from the entered recipes, and finalists will display their desserts in the Peach Tent and compete for a $200 gift card on Friday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m.
Lewiston Kiwanis also will host the Peach Blossom and Peach Fuzz contests that weekend, in which students in kindergarten, first and second grades can compete to win. The Peach Fuzz contest for boys will be held on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 2 p.m., and the Peach Blossom contest for girls will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11, at 3 p.m.
Applications for both contests are available online at www.lewistonkiwanis.org. They are also available at: Brother and Sister Apparel in Lewiston; ArtZEE in Lewiston; Mom's Coffee Shop in Niagara Falls; and Melloni's Marketplace in Youngstown.