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Samoa Soiree

Another extraordinary Samoa Soiree! Many thanks to our restaurants, chefs, sponsors, media partners and guests for making the 12th Annual Samoa Soiree a success. Read about the event in this article from our media partner, Coastal Virginia Magazine, and check find more details below.

Favorite Sweet - Samoa Sticky Pudding by Chef Willard Kane of Newport News Marriott
Favorite Savory - Trefoil Chicken and Waffles by Chef Mike Weeks from Anchor Allie’s
Most Creative – Thai Peanut Soup with Do-si-dos by Chef Heather Fraley (“bragging rights” for Chef Jon Heineck from the Westin for his Do-si-do Pad Thai)   
Best Presentation – Trefoil Sunset Eggs and Goat-si-Dos by Green Leaf & Pebble Tea Spa and Café
Best in Show - Lobster Thermidor Rigatoni with Lemon-Ups by Chef Kyle Fowlkes at Cyprus Grille
People’s Choice/Sweet - Chef Duane Dinio of Smore’s Amore for the Trailblazer made with Do-si-dos
People’s Choice/Savory - Lobster Thermidor Rigatoni with Lemon-Ups

Want to get your hands on some Girl Scout Cookies and make some outrageous, palate-pleasing desserts or hors d’oeuvres? You can buy them at area cookie booths until March 22. Use our online tool to find cookie booths near you!

Good Times at Samoa Soiree
S'mores Amore at Samoa Soiree
2020 Participating Restaurants
  • Cyprus Grille at Embassy Suites Hampton - Kyle Fowlkes, Executive Chef
  • The Dirty Buffalo - Daniel Miller, Chef
  • Green Leaf & Pebble Tea Spa and Café - Ashley Rogers, Spa Manager
  • Anchor Allie's - Mike Weeks, Chef
  • Kahiau’s Bakery & Cafe - Victoria Sgro, Chef
  • Ten Top - Heather Fraley, Chef
  • S'mores Amore - Duane Dinio, Executive Chef
  • Newport News Marriott - Willard Kane, Executive Chef
  • Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream - Jeff Jaglowicz, Staff
  • Westin Virginia Beach Town Center - Jon Heineck, Chef
  • Tap It Local - Anthony Parks, Executive Chef
  • Nawab Indian Cuisine
  • Quintin's Tea Emporium
2020 Sponsors
Wall Einhorn & Chernitzer
Edward Jones Investments
2020 Media Partners
WHRO Public Media
101.3 2WD Radio
Coastal Virginia Magazine
ABC 13News Now
Veer Magazine
Tidewater Women
Closed Curtain LLC
Veer Magazine