Philadelphia, PA - Let Them Eat Cake attracts confectionery talent from throughout the Philadelphia area to partake in one of the biggest cake-off fundraisers in the country. With proceeds going to the Variety the Children's Charity of the Delaware Valley. This unique event will take place this year at the Loews Hotel’s Millennium Ballroom on Sunday, February 24, from 6-8 p.m. Featuring, twenty-five of the regions best pastry chefs who will undoubtedly bring this year’s theme "Under the Sea” alive.
Area’s Best Pastry Chefs Compete in Over-the-Top Baking Event for Variety – the Children’s Charity’s 2019 Let Them Eat Cake
Let Them Eat Cake is now in its 16th year and has gained a reputation as one of the top culinary events in Philadelphia. Attendees will delight in amazing delicious masterpieces while sipping on wine and cocktails.
“Variety Works is a program that helps teens and young adults with disabilities find work in the community,” says Director of Programs, Heather Rothman, Variety — the Children’s Charity of the Delaware Valley. “The accomplishments of this program has been phenomenal, but we couldn’t do it without the support of events like Let Them Eat Cake. Not only does this event have an amazing and delicious cake, but all proceeds go to helping us grow this program and help more people.”
The Band Mole Street will be providing the music, at in one of Philadelphia's most iconic ballrooms. With all proceeds going to help support children with special needs. Also, representatives from the Philadelphia Eagles will be giving away a pair of adaptive tricycles to one special boy and girl, and the Eagles’ mascot Swoop poses with guests for pictures at 6 pm.
This year’s Best in Show winner will be based on taste, theme, aesthetic, creativity and use of ingredients, and decided on by a panel of celebrities and noted culinary professionals. Additional awards will be presented for Best Tasting Cake, Best Design, Best Theme, Best Student Entry, and Audience Choice Award.