The perfect twist on dessert for dinner

ALBANY, NY (03/18/2015)(readMedia)--

Girl Scout Cookie Cuisine is a unique gourmet food tasting event, highlighting some of the most creative culinary arts teams in the Capital Region. Each team is challenged to craft exclusively prepared recipes utilizing the famous, and very versatile, Girl Scout cookies. Proceeds from Cookie Cuisine go to the Girl Scout camp program.

Cookie Cuisine is on Tuesday, March 24th 2015, at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in Albany, beginning at 6pm. Tickets are $35 before March 19th, and $45 at the door. Fifteen restaurants will be participating; each creating appetizers, entrees and desserts. Yono's, dp American Brassiere, The Bull and the Barrel, Capital District Catering, The Water's Edge Lighthouse, Sage Bistro, Druthers', Circus Café, One Six Five, The Garden Bistro 24, Zachary's Pastry Shoppe, Prime at Saratoga National, Honest Weight Food Co-op, The Desmond and Carney's Tavern are the 2015 participants.

Our proud sponsors are: NBT Bank, Ashdon Farms, EJ Prescott, Godfrey Financial, MVP, NYSUT, Sage College, Brown Coach and Brown Tours, Hannay Reels and Saratoga Human Resources Solutions. All proceeds from Cookie Cuisine go to our camp scholarship program.

Girl Scouts are known first and foremost for their cookies. The Girl Scout Cookie Program builds financial literacy skills for thousands of girls each year. Cookie Cuisine is the perfect event for the general public to feed their love for the Girl Scout Cookie program, while providing exposure to once in a life time, memorable, life-changing experiences through our camps. "Girl Scout camps offer girls the chance to participate in challenging, adventurous programs and create memories that will last a lifetime." said Mary Buszuwski, CEO of Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York. "We are proud of Cookie Cuisine, and we are delighted this event honors our traditions, while giving girls the opportunity to experience the outdoors."

About Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York:

At Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York, we are 15k strong - 15,000 girls and adults who believe every girl can change the world. It began over 100 years ago with one woman, Juliette Gordon Low, who believed in the power of every girl. Today, we continue her vision of giving girls courage, confidence, and character to make the world a better place by helping them discover their inner strength, passions, and talents. With programs in 15 counties in Upstate New York, there are opportunities for every girl to do amazing things. We are the Girl Scouts. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit