Tasty and Fun!All seated at the table combine their bids for one of the desserts. The table with the highest bid gets first choice at "dashing" to the dessert table and picking the dessert of their choice. After everyone has put their bid on the card or a cash amount in the envelope, the total will be written on the envelope. A runner will visit each table to collect the envelopes. One person from each table is chosen to run the "Dessert Dash". The auctioneer announces the table with the highest bid amount to start and then calls the next highest bid in a few seconds until all of the tables have been called. When the table number is announced, the Dessert Dasher will run (in a lively but careful manner!) to the dessert table and pick the dessert of their choice. They may return to their table at normal speed. Check out this video for a live example.
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