Variety’s Let Them Eat Cake – Photos and list of Winners

The Loews Hotel hosted Variety – The Children’s Charity -Philadelphia’s annual fundraiser: Let Them Eat Cake: A Variety of Childhood Fun & Fantasy on Sunday March 5, 2017. The event featured 25 of the area’s best pasty chefs, wine tastings, and live music by Mole Street. All proceeds from the event will benefit Variety, the Children’s Charity to improve the quality of life for children with special needs. Tickets were $50

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and guests received “to go” boxes to take samples home

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Taylor Settles from The Walnut Hill College – The Restaurant School

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Amanda Kaewvichien, Executive Pastry Chef at Bank & Bourbon

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Danielle Zodhoski, Master Baker
Took over 60 hours to create Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Hatter Party

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Definitely one of my favorite cakes

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Diane Michelle Cakes

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Night Kitchen
Jackie Swain and Jenna Rowan
Won for Best Tasting – a peanut butter chocolate cake

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Moshulu – Sandy Valentine, Pastry Chef

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No 10. #MoonLightMixUpAward:
They won the student competition, but when they went to collect the prize they said they weren’t
students but an actually bakery.

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Save Your Fork LLC

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Let Them Eat Cake is a competitive cake competition with categories for students and bakeries.

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Unik Cakes in Warminster PA created this funfetti cake of fantasy. I thought it was the most delicious one.

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All the cakes were really amazing. I only wish they had more categories, and also didn’t award the same cake company multiple awards.
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a great cause whether it’s The Variety Club or City Of Hope, where the contest originated with Harry Giordano when he headed up
the organization. He’s at Variety now. Any who, I wish I everyone who put in the amazing effort got a prize.HD1_6969 (Custom)

I loved that “Let them Eat Cake” was held on a Sunday this year. So many families came. It was really nice.

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And there was entertainment

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There was an amazing auction consisting of trips from around the world with most bids starting at $2000

Plus a nice raffle with a dozen fun prizes to win.

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Congrats to entrepreneur Jen Groover for being honored at the event with the Variety Club Leadership Award.
– Lift up other people. Encourage others to see their potential. Be a leader in your community, Jen told the crowd.

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Master Baker received the Audience Choice Award and Best Theme by the Judges

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Burlington County College won the student competition

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Jackie Swain reacting to the news that Night Kitchen won “Best of Show”

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Night Kitchen
Jackie Swain and Jenna Rowan

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Variety – The Children’s Charity