GrandBaby Cakes sweetly presentsA Charitable Confection!
Set to become the most trend-forward food event in Chicago, approximately 500 of Chicago’s finest – most of them females, all of them amazing – will join Grandbaby Cakes in this fundraising extravaganza on Friday, April 25, 2014.
This goes way beyond your normal charity bake sale. Open to the public and especially of interest to the conscious community, A Charitable Confection’s invited guests will include local celebrities, socialites, and media along with Chicago’s top culinary talents, dessert enthusiasts, foodies, and most popular bloggers.
Doing good never tasted so good! Enjoying not only live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and fine liquor, but also the best desserts from Chicago’s top bakeries and industry experts. Attendees will also help support the newest mission by the committed teens of Project Orange Tree: Project Oasis. Ticket donation $20 http://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-charitable-confection-tickets-10528724699?aff=GlennMurray Also $20 at the door(if available)
We will meet & greet at 7p at the check in area. Robin T will have a Meetup sign & nametag [masked]-7555. There will be black beads with meetup tags to distinguish us from the crowd and help us find each other during the evening. Wear yours if you have them from a previous event(be eco friendly- reuse & recycle!).
Championed by the nonprofit Lupe Fiasco Foundation, Project Orange Tree is an active Chicago-based youth movement to stop the violence by both educating teens about its systemic causes and empowering youth to change the cycle.
Project Oasis allows for the purchase land in Chicago’s most urban areas to transform them into much needed community gardens in food deserts and safe, peaceful areas for the surrounding youth.
America’s youth are worth fighting for so Grandbaby Cakes gladly supports Project Orange Tree with its inaugural event. If your company would like more information on how to partner with GrandBaby Cakes and our 8000+ dedicated followers, please contact Belle Nartey of Support Your Cause Consulting at[masked] or Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes at[masked]-0243.
Jocelyn Delk Adams, a full time events and media producer, professional baking chef and creator of Grandbaby Cakes, (inspired by her grandmother), to display classic desserts and modern pastry & sweet trends www.grandbaby-cakes.com
In its inaugural year, the proceeds from A Charitable Confection will be donated to Project Orange Tree’s Project Oasis. A Charitable Confection already has the support of several honorary co-chairs and industry heavyweights:
Johanna M. Cook – Cooking Personality, Momma Cuisine, host of “Great Everyday Meals”.
D.C. Crenshaw – food and lifestyle personality and a two-time Emmy nominated TV host and Executive Producer.
Gale Gand – Chicago-based pastry chef, cookbook author, former Food Network television personality, and winner of the 2001 James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Pastry Chef.
Amy Hilliard – CEO of Comfort Cake Company, which has served Chicago Public Schools, United Airlines, Jewel Osco and Nordstrom’s and has been featured by The Home Shopping Network and CNN, as well as in magazines including Essence, Fortune and Black Enterprise.
Debi Lilly – renowned event and designer expert and the founder and president of A Perfect Event – Chicago’s most successful special event company with a faithful (and famous) following, including Oprah Winfrey.
Glenn Murray – founder of Chicago based media company 220 Communications(and Enjoy Life Chicago! meetup member).
Ina Pickney – owner of Chicago’s beloved Ina’s Restaurant, a Chicago staple for 33 years, recent cookbook author, and recent finalist host for Check Please.
Mindy Segal – owner of Mindy’s Hot Chocolate and winner of numerous awards, including being the 2012 James Beard Award Winner for Outstanding Pastry Chef in the country.
Josie Smith-Malave – Bravo’s Top Chef TV Show finalist, popular bohemian New York chef and founder of Global Soul Project, which helps under-served neighborhoods by providing healthy food options.
Can you imagine the lasting impact of connecting with the city’s most active bloggers, industry decision-makers and activists at an event as important to the core of the Chicago as this one?
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