Mojitos hosts SAGA’s “Appetizer” Cook Off

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Mojito’s Bar was the venue for the SAGA Humane Society’s monthly cook-off, on Wednesday, March 14th. On the menu…appetizers! Individuals and businesses joined force for yet another very successful SAGA fundraiser.
Dishes included: scotch eggs by Mesa Café; vegetarian Mediterranean quinoa by Cindy Ayala; ham and cheese roll-ups by Gail Pencoff; fish pate by Joanne Frei and crab puffs by Nancy Scott. Sharon Metcalfe created her Asian Explosion – honey garlic drumettes and pork stuffed chicken wings with gyoza sauce. Pineapples Restaurant entered their stuffed wonton with sweet and sour sauce while Letti Hernandez entered chipotle chicken salad and Laura Sutton entered her cream cheese sandwich among others.

Special guests for the night were a group of fourteen professionals from World Vets who were here providing the community with a three-day, free spay and neuter clinic. All present were treated to marvelous entries by some of Ambergris Caye’s best restaurants and home chefs.

At the end of the night, after the votes were cast, the winners were as follows: first place was won by The Hotel with their ‘Potato Skins’. There was a tie for second place between Deona Pilgrim of Mojito Bar with her ‘Garnaches’ and Kate Corrigan of Crave Restaurant with her ‘Fish Cakes’.

The organizers of the monthly cook-off would like to thank the following: Paradise Villas and Mike Sides, Island Dogs, El Fogon, El Divino, Mojito Bar, Cindy Ayala, Janina Canales, Kate Corrigan,Grant Crimmins, Ken Fellure, Carolina Gonzalez, Katia Marin, Bill Milstead, Lori Purdy, Allen Soto, Alice, Faith, Stephanie and Zulema, Stacey Chesnick, Corrine Doctor, Jean Hecht, Bruce Klotz and Bob and LouAnn LeClair.

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