Pontotoc Food Fight 2022 Participants Announced

Pontotoc, MS – B.O.N.D. Small Business Group CEO Jessica Starks has announced the participants for the 2022 Pontotoc Food Fight. The event is scheduled for Saturday, October 22, 2022. at the Melvin’s Grill in Pontotoc. The theme this year is, “Comic-Book Cakes.”

Bakers have the chance to win in three categories: Fan Favorite, Best Dressed Cake, and 1st Place Overall. Fan Favorites were chosen by attendees; however, Best Dressed Cake and 1st Place Overall will be chosen by three judges. The bakers, however, will not be the only winners. Attendees will also have the chance to take home one of the competing cakes by participating in a cake walk.

“We are so excited about the bakers we have this year,” Starks said. “After having to cancel our in-person events due to COVID the past two years, we can’t wait to finally interact with everyone again. Each person who signed up this year is extremely talented, and we can’t wait to see what they create this year.”


The contestants for the 2022 Pontotoc Food Fight are:

Temeika Hoskins (A’Mayzen Cakes & Treats; Tupelo, MS)

Jim Mull (Pontotoc, MS)

Wilma Sartin (Pontotoc, MS)

LeeAnnn Nickell (Cakes R Us; Tupelo, MS)

Jazzlynn Hickman (JazzieTreats; Water Valley, MS)

Jalisa Pratt (The Cake Lady Cakes & Treats; New Albany, MS)

Anjelica Lewis (Kakez and Kreationz By Triege’; Senatobia, MS)

Kim Graham (Pontotoc, MS)

Beth Hurst (Pontotoc, MS)

Delance Fortson (Okolona, MS)


The event will be held from 1 pm – 4 pm. Tickets can be purchased online for $10 or at the door for $12. Kids 5 & under, as well as #TeamBOND members, may attend for free.

B.O.N.D. Small Business Group is an organization based in Pontotoc, MS whose mission is to help small businesses in Pontotoc and the surrounding counties grow and improve their businesses, while also connecting and giving back to the community.

If you would like more information about this event or B.O.N.D. Small Business Group, please call (662) 586-1156 or email bondpontotoc@gmail.com.